December 14, 2016 2 min to read

Scientists smiled with DNA origami

Category : Look back at 2006

Once used to design tiny smiley faces, the nanoscale patterning technique is gaining credibility as a practical tool Bethany Halford Ten years ago, Rothemund used DNA origami to create nanoscale smiley faces. This year he used the technique to recreate a fluorescent dime-sized version of Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” (shown bel...