Shape-Remembering Hydrogels Made Out of Synthetic DNA

Hydrogels made in the form of the letters D, N and A collapse into a liquid-like state on their own but return to the original shape when surrounded by water. Credit: Luo Lab

A new metamaterial created by researchers at Cornell University, is soft enough that it can flow like a liquid, but can then it can return to its original shape.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

1 Response to “Shape-Remembering Hydrogels Made Out of Synthetic DNA”

  1. 1 mechanicalengboy January 3, 2013 at 17:00

    Reblogged this on mechanicalengboy and commented:
    Kemajuan pesat dalam perkembangan material science….

    Material yang mampu mengingat “fitrah” awalnya…


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