Article - 8 Nov 2007
In this article, conductivity of intrinsic guanine rich sequences of λ-DNA was found to be length dependent. These results provide insights into the electrical behavior of guanine rich sequences...
News - 16 Jun 2010
For scientists attempting to understand how the building blocks of RNA originated on Earth, guanine -- the G in the four-letter code of life -- has proven to be a particular challenge. While the...
News - 25 Jul 2013
An international collaboration including researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador have fabricated a self-assembled...
News - 13 Mar 2020
Removing antibiotic-resistant bacteria from wastewater is not enough to eliminate the risks posed by these organisms to society. These bacteria leave behind bits that had to be destroyed as well.
News - 8 Nov 2007
Biological and physical studies on DNA structure have revealed considerable interest into the electronic properties of DNA. Part of this interest is in using DNA as the basis for forming minute...
News - 18 Jan 2016
An innovative method for fast and precise gene sequencing has been proposed by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
The new simulated concept involves...
News - 15 Apr 2015
Electrical charges not only move through wires, they also travel along lengths of DNA, the molecule of life. The property is known as charge transport.
In a new study appearing in the journal...
News - 9 Aug 2012
Gold is not just the material of choice for pretty jewelry; it is also used in technology, for example in nanoscopic particles for applications such as catalysis, biomedicine, and sensors.
News - 21 Jun 2016
DNA molecules don’t just code our genetic instructions. They can also conduct electricity and self-assemble into well-defined shapes, making them potential candidates for building low-cost...
News - 1 Apr 2015
An unusual and very exciting form of carbon - that can be created by drawing on paper- looks to hold the key to real-time, high throughput DNA sequencing, a technique that would revolutionise medical...