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February 5th, 2004

Nano-scientist's dark secret

In 2001, a team led by Hendrik Schoen appeared to have invented the smallest organic transistor ever made. Only a single molecule in length, it was hailed as a huge breakthrough, capable of transforming the world of computers. But, as BBC Two's Horizon programme shows this week, the "breakthrough" led to his disgrace and began a cascade of events that would result in one of the most intriguing science stories of recent years.

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