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More signs of mainstream interest in nanomachinery

This Physorg story gives the details, hat tip to Sander Olsen…

Scientists from A*STAR’s Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), led by Professor Christian Joachim, have scored a breakthrough in nanotechnology by becoming the first in the world to invent a molecular gear of the size of 1.2nm whose rotation can be deliberately controlled. This achievement marks a radical shift in the scientific progress of molecular machines and is published in Nature Materials, one of the most prestigious journals in materials science.

3 Responses to “More signs of mainstream interest in nanomachinery”

  1. More signs of mainstream interest in nanomachinery | Everything News Portal! Says:

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  2. Chris Cordiner Says:

    A practical and positive step foward, for a science that will one day benefit everyone.

  3. Chris Peterson Says:

    If the name Christian Joachim seems familiar, it may be because he won the Foresight Institute Feynman Prize.

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