News tagged with nanomotor

Chemically driven micro- and nanomotors

At least since the movie "The Fantastic Voyage" in 1966, in which a submarine is shrunk down and injected into the blood stream of a human, people have been toying with the idea of sending tiny "micromachines" ...

dateDec 17, 2014 in Nanophysics
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Tiny battery is also a nanomotor

(PhysOrg.com) -- Measuring just 3.6 micrometers long, one of the smallest batteries ever made won’t be powering our electronic devices anytime soon, but it does serve as a self-powered nanomotor that ...

dateOct 19, 2011 in Nanophysics feature
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Viruses, start your engines!

(PhysOrg.com) -- Peering at structures only atoms across, researchers have identified the clockwork that drives a powerful virus nanomotor. Because of the motor's strength--to scale, twice that of an automobile--the ...

dateDec 29, 2008 in
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