Sunday, October 23, 2005

Nanocar: World's smallest car is 1 molecule in size

Rice scientists build world's first single-molecule car:

HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2005 – Rice University scientists have constructed the world's smallest car -- a single molecule "nanocar" that contains a chassis, axles and four buckyball wheels.

The "nanocar" is described in a research paper that is available online and due to appear in an upcoming issue of the journal Nano Letters...


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