DNA can be programmed to self-assemble into any structure you care to build. So let's do that. I would like some nano-socks.
These figures are from A primer to scaffolded DNA origami, Carlos Ernesto Castro1, Fabian Kilchherr1, Do-Nyun Kim2, Enrique Lin Shiao1, Tobias Wauer1, Philipp Wortmann1, Mark Bathe2 & Hendrik Dietz1, NATURE METHODS | VOL.8 NO.3 | MARCH 2011 |
The fellow who wrote the design program cadnano at http://cando-dna-origami.org/ has moved on so someone needs to reinvent it.