Researchers at the Wyss Institute have developed a method for building complex nanostructures out of short synthetic strands of DNA. Called single-stranded tiles (SSTs), these interlocking DNA "building blocks," akin to Legos®, can be programmed to assemble themselves into precisely designed shapes, such as letters and emoticons. Find out more at wyss.harvard.edu/viewpressrelease/84/

Loading more stuff…

Hmm…it looks like things are taking a while to load. Try again?

Loading videos…