How Far Can We Push Chemical Self-Assembly?

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Science  01 Jul 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5731, pp. 95
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5731.95

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Chemists have learned to design self-assembling systems with a modest degree of complexity. But the need for increased complexity is growing, driven by the miniaturization of computer circuitry and the rise of nanotechnology.