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  • Reversible assembly leads to tiny encrypted messages

    U. of I. chemistry professor Yi Lu and his research group developed a method for reversible and dynamic nano-assembly and used it to encrypt Morse code messages on a DNA origami tile.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor's note: To contact Yi Lu, call 217-333-2619; email

    The paper, “Nano-Encrypted Morse Code: A Versatile Approach to Programmable and Reversible Nanoscale Assembly and Disassembly,” is available online.