Authors: George Rajna
You've felt the heat before—the smartphone that warms while running a navigation app or the laptop that gets too hot for your lap.  A team of scientists from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), in collaboration with researchers from Monash University Australia, has succeeded in significantly increasing the stability and biocompatibility of special light-transducing nanoparticles.  Diagnosing diseases and understanding the processes that take place within cells at the molecular level require sensitive and selective diagnostic instruments.  A single-molecule DNA “navigator” that can successfully find its way out of a maze constructed on a 2D DNA origami platform might be used in artificial intelligence applications as well as in biomolecular assembly, sensing, DNA-driven computation and molecular information and storage.  The way DNA folds largely determines which genes are read out. John van Noort and his group have quantified how easily rolled-up DNA parts stack. 
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