Tuesday, 12 November 2013

DNA-Powered Nanotrain Builds Its Own Tracks


The molecule-sized shuttles were created by researchers in the UK. Inspired by a process in fish, the 'nanotrains' are made of proteins called kinesins and, in the lab, are able to convert artificial DNA into "tracks", which they break up after use.

Read more and see a video of the shuttles at work :http://bit.ly/17PHG3Y via Discovery News.