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Tiny engine boosts nanotech hopes
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Written by Gizmo   
Saturday, 03 February 2007 10:44
Prototypes of microscopic engines that could power molecular machines have been brewed up in a Scottish laboratory.

Read the full story at BBC News: 

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have created a tiny engine powered by light that can be made to sort molecules.

The device may one day find a role in nano-scale machines.

It emerged from research into similar tiny machines in nature that power well known processes such as photosynthesis.

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