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DNA on the move

Nanobot ‘spiders’ learn how to walk

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1:56pm, August 27, 2010

Deep inside a beaker in a humming chemistry lab in New York City, a spindly spider crawls over a jumble of origami. It’s not the colored-paper kind of origami, but rather is made of precisely designed segments of DNA. For that matter, so is the spider.

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