Chad Mirkin

Dec. 02, 2011

Hitting The ‘Off’ Switch On Antibiotic Resistance

Nanotechnologist Chad Mirkin discusses next-generation antibiotics that target a bacterium’s DNA.

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Oct. 14, 2011

Using DNA To Shape Nanostructures

Chemist Chad Mirkin describes advances in using DNA molecules to shape nanoscale crystal structures.

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\tWinter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates, and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake.

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