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November 12th, 2009

Controlled movement of molecules

Abstract:
Scientists in the United Kingdom are reporting an advance toward overcoming one of the key challenges in nanotechnology: Getting molecules to move quickly in a desired direction without help from outside forces.

The control of single molecules is of considerable interest in areas of molecular assembly such as the control of individual chemical reactions and interactions, single molecular sensing, advanced therapeutics where specific targeting is envisaged, and molecular computers.

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