Article - 12 May 2011
Sixty years ago, the famous structure of the DNA double helix was solved, bringing about the birth of modern molecular biology.
Article - 30 Jun 2015
One of the first biological molecules characterized by atomic force microscopy (AFM) was DNA. DNA imaging using AFM is often performed for characterizing the structure of DNA, protein interaction,...
Article - 13 Nov 2003
Researchers have found they can control the size of densely packed DNA structures by changing the salt concentration in solutions containing DNA. The finding could improve the efficiency of gene...
Article - 12 Sep 2019
In this case study, the high-speed AFM was used in combination with STED super-resolution optical microscopy to visualize DNA nanostructures.
Article - 6 Feb 2004
Detecting pathogens, whether from natural diseases or biological weapons, is about to get faster and more convenient, thanks to a new technique that can sense harmful DNA and immediately alert a...
Article - 26 Jul 2005
Nanotechnology is set to play an important role in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors for humans and animals. How nanoparticles, microfluidic devices, biochips, nanoshells, nanocapsules,...
Article - 25 Nov 2003
A DNA sequence that acts as a throttle to control the rate at which an enzyme moves along the DNA has been observed by researchers at UC Davis and could be used to control the speed of nanomachines....
Article - 8 Jul 2013
It has been suggested that molecular electronics can be based on DNA. Since DNA can recognize other molecules, other DNA strands and as it binds with similar DNA strands innovatively scientists have...
Article - 18 Apr 2010
Approaches based on self-assembly of systems from individual components offer tremendous cost advantages and almost a magical ease of manufacturing compared to lithographic methods.
Article - 29 Jun 2018
The field of DNA nanotechnology was invented by American nanotechnologist and crystallographer Nadrian C. Seeman – also known as Ned – in the early 1980s. Seeman realised that a three-dimensional...