A nanoscale rope, and another step toward complex nanomaterials that assemble themselves

From PhysOrg.com:

“These braided helices are one of the first forays into making atomically defined block copolymers. The idea is to take something we normally think of as plastic, and enable it to adopt structures that are more complex and capable of higher function, such as molecular recognition, which is what proteins do really well.”

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