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Contact: Mary Tolikas
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

Structures Built with DNA SSTs

Caption: Single-stranded tiles (SSTs) are interlocking DNA "building blocks" that can be programmed to assemble themselves into precisely designed shapes, including letters, numbers, and emoticons.

Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University

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