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'DNA Bricks' Act as Tiny Legos (1 of 8)

Caption: Nanoscale DNA structures self-assembled from DNA bricks. Each brick is a short sythetic singlestranded DNA. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the Nov. 30, 2012, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Yonggang Ke at Harvard University in Boston, Mass. and colleagues was titled, "Three-Dimensional Structures Self-Assembled from DNA Bricks."

Credit: Image courtesy of Yonggang Ke

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