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Art and Science: DNA Folds Itself Like Origami to Re
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Updated | Scientists have created the world’s tiniest copy of the Mona Lisa using something a little less traditional than oil paints—DNA. Researchers working at the California Institute of Technology used DNA nanotechnology, also known as DNA origami, to "paint" Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece. DNA origami involves folding a single long strand of DNA into a predetermined shape, much as one does with paper origami. read more


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