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An article by Derek Lowe evaluates the news we gave a few days ago about Nanocars.
"There's an article in the pre-press section of ACS Nano Letters magazine that is one of the most interesting things I've seen in quite some time."
It's easy to dismiss work as a “special effect” or trick to grab the attention of others, which I once did with another of Tour's ideas. But this is the beginning of something real. In the long run, a more functional version of the nanocar could transport other molecules along and dispose of them at will, which this group appears to be working on right now. These are small steps towards nanoscale controlled delivery, which is in turn a small step towards assembly in nanotechnology.
Source: Corante, Start Your Engines
See also Mike Treder's comment: U.S. Scientists Doing MM
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