Self-Assembly: Nature’s way to do it

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Presenter: Kuniaki Nagayama

Published: March 2009

Age: 18-22 and upwards

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Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Vega


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Biology operates at two levels: the large scale which we can see and the underlying microscopic one. The amazing way in which intermolecular forces cause protein arrays to self-assemble, enabling Nature to fabricate the large scale components of living systems is described.