DNA-Tethered Nanorods (image) DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory Caption DNA-tethered nanorods link up like rungs on a ribbonlike ladder -- a new mechanism for linear self-assembly that may be unique to the nanoscale. Credit Brookhaven National Laboratory Usage Restrictions For use only in connection with stories about this research. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.