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Showing Spotlights 41 - 43 of 43 in category DNA-based Nanotechnology (newest first):

 

Researchers use nanoscale zinc oxide structures to detect anthrax

A new approach promotes the use of zinc oxide nanomaterials as signal enhancing platforms for rapid, multiplexed, high-throughput, highly sensitive, DNA sensor arrays. Engineered nanoscale ZnO structures can be effectively used for the identification of the biothreat agent, Bacillus anthracis, by successfully discriminating its DNA sequence from other genetically related species.

Posted: Jun 6th, 2006

A simple design for a DNA nanoswitch

French and U.S. researchers designed a nanomechanical DNA switch controlled by the rate of temperature variation, thereby providing a flexible, scalable alternative to simultaneous chemical control of different DNA switches at equilibrium.

Posted: Mar 29th, 2006

Single Molecule Nanometronome

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign constructed a DNA-based nanomechanical device called the nanometronome.

Posted: Feb 13th, 2006