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Single-molecule 'electric car' taken for test drive

By Archean
Nov 10, 2011
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    Scientists have shown off what can be described as the world's smallest electric car - made of a single, carefully designed molecule. The molecule has four branches that act as wheels, rotating when a tiny metal tip applied a small current to them. With 10 electric bursts, the car was made to move six billionths of a metre.

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