Home > News > Biomolecular Motors
September 5th, 2003
Biomolecular motors are nature's nanomachines that convert chemical energy into mechanical work with performance and scale unparalleled by any manmade motors or machines. The principle goal of this program is to develop an understanding of the fundamental operating principles of biomolecular motors and exploit this knowledge to harvest, modify, and integrate these macromolecular assemblies into useful devices from the nano to macro scale. This goal will be accomplished through the exploration of single and multiple biomolecular and biomimetic molecular motor assemblies.
Creation of 'Rocker' protein opens way for new smart molecules in medicine, other fields December 18th, 2014
Dartmouth researchers create 'green' process to reduce molecular switching waste December 15th, 2014
'Nanomotor lithography' answers call for affordable, simpler device manufacturing October 31st, 2014
Crystallizing the DNA nanotechnology dream: Scientists have designed the first large DNA crystals with precisely prescribed depths and complex 3D features, which could create revolutionary nanodevices October 20th, 2014