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The World’s Smallest Piston

October 11, 2007

Tomorrow’s nanosized machines may share something in common with the workhorses of yesteryear. A team of Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley scientists have developed a four-legged molecule that moves up and down like a tiny piston, powered only by a beam of light.

Source: Science@Berkley Lab.

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