Nanotech on the horizon
St. Paul, Minn. — When it comes to chemistry, bigger isn't always better. Some scientists are using DNA as building blocks for new materials that can encrypt information or test new drugs.
Midmorning finds out where the science of nanotechnology is going and where it exists in our household products today.
- Paul Alivasatos: Professor of Chemistry at UCLA Berkeley and director of materials science at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
- Nadrian Seeman: Professor of chemistry at New York University. He recently won the American Chemical Society's Nichols Medal for founding and establishing the field of structural DNA nanotechnology.