Last Build Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2016 23:29:49 +0000
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 23:29:49 +0000A trimeric protein was designed to self assemble into a 60 unit icosahedron with a roomy interior that might find use to ferry molecular cargo into cells or as a chemical reactor.
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 19:59:28 +0000Removing the necessity of providing several different chemical fuels in a series of distinct steps, a novel chemically-fueled molecular motor autonomously produces movement as long as the fuel supply lasts.
Sat, 13 Aug 2016 18:01:43 +0000Recent research documents a structure-based rational design strategy combining molecular dynamics and single molecule imaging to improve the performance of a DNA tweezers that accurately positions an enzyme and its cofactor.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 13:33:41 +0000Precise matching of STM images and theoretical calculations provides exact lattice locations of dopant atoms, advancing the prospects for silicon-based quantum computers.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 03:03:54 +0000Combining computational nanotechnology with a noncontact-atomic force microscope probe tipped by a single CO molecule allowed researchers to visualize the dance of individual chemical bonds during a complex organic reaction on a silver surface.
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 20:20:35 +0000Chains of monomers joined by non-biological peptoid bonds follow different rules of self-assembly and form structures not found in chains joined by the peptide bonds used to form proteins.
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 22:13:27 +0000An engineered protein controls the assembly of C60 fullerene molecules into an atomically precise lattice that conducts electricity while neither component alone would.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 19:21:49 +0000The claim that the recently reported actuating nanotransducers (ANTS) produce forces "orders of magnitude larger than any produced previously" is challenged by a nanocrystal carbon nanotube device reported 11 years ago.
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 19:09:59 +0000Atomic resolution measurement of quasi-particle tunneling maps of spin-resolved states reveals interference processes that allow simulation of processes important for developing quantum computers based on atomically precise doping of silicon.
Wed, 08 Jun 2016 18:59:38 +0000Computational design of an enzyme that carboligates three one-carbon molecules to form one three-carbon molecule, an activity that does not exist in nature, provides proof-of-principle for a novel metabolic pathway for carbon fixation.