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Mini Motor: Synthetic molecule yields nanoscale rotor

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9:19am, March 17, 2004

Over the past several years, researchers have made great strides in creating synthetic molecules that act as rudimentary computer switches (SN: 9/20/03, p. 182: Available to subscribers at Molecular Memory: Carbon-nanotube device stores data in molecules). But making something that produces motion—a motor—has proved much trickier.

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