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March 24, 2008

DNA Smiley Faces

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Paul W. K. Rothemund manipulated molecules of DNA to create smiley faces (above) that are one one-thousandth the width of a human hair.

The graphic below

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is one of over 200 images and objects in a new exhibition, "Design and the Elastic Mind," at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

[via John Schwartz and the New York Times]

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