Tokyo Institute of Technology

DNA is only one among millions of possible genetic molecules

Scientists computed a zoo of millions of alternate genetic polymer molecular structures, giving context for why biology encodes information how it does, and providing potential leads for new drugs and a guide to searches for extraterrestrial biology.

Photonics: The curious case of the disappearing cylinders

In recent years, invisibility has become an area of increasing research interest due to advances in materials engineering. Thus, making objects invisible is no...

New molecular wires for single-molecule electronic devices

Single molecule electronic devices are those in which individual molecules are utilized as active electronic components constitute a promising approach for the ultimate miniaturization...