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

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Caption: Researchers at the Wyss Institute at Harvard have created more than 100 three-dimensional nanostructures using DNA building blocks that function like LegoŽ bricks. This animation illustrates the process used to build these structures. This video 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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