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Friday, October 21, 2005

Talk about your subcompacts!

Nanotechnology Now:

These single-molecule vehicles measure just 4x3 nanometers and have four buckyball wheels connected to four independently rotating axles and a organic chemical chassis. The Rice team found that the nanocars moved about on a metal surface by rolling of the wheels in a direction perpendicular to the axles, rather than sliding about like a car on ice. Copyright © Rice University. Credit: Y. Shira/Rice University
This is pretty amazing stuff. More evidence that everything we are used to is about to change. (via Instapundit)


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