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August 29th, 2005

Nano Machines Take Giant Leap

Abstract:
A key technological breakthrough led by the University of Edinburgh suggests that a futuristic world where people can move objects about “remotely” with laser pointers could be closer than we think. Chemists working on the nanoscale have managed to move a tiny droplet of liquid across a surface - and even up a slope - by transporting it along a layer of light-sensitive molecules.

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Edinburgh University

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