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The world’s first controllable molecular gear

By / June 19, 2009

Researchers in Singapore have advanced the science of nanotechnology by becoming the first in the world to invent a molecular gear of only 1.2 nm in size whose rotation can be deliberately controlled. This achievement was published on June 14 in Nature Materials. The gear is made of carbon compounds and can freely rotate around…

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