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The World's Smallest Electric Car Made Out Of Single Molecule
2011-11-11 06:29:35

Scientists have developed the world's smallest electric car, made from a single molecule, that move six billionths of a meter with just 10 electric bursts.

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2010-01-06 13:42:16

Scientists in Texas are reporting the development of a "nanodragster" that may speed the course toward development of a new generation of futuristic molecular machines.

2009-02-02 10:15:06

This year's model isn't your father's nanocar. It runs cool.

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2005-10-21 18:58:16

Rice University scientists have constructed the world's smallest car -- a single molecule "nanocar" that contains a chassis, axles and four buckyball wheels.


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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.