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The Amazing Walking Molecule

  1. Oct 27, 2005 #1

    Mk

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    :cry: :smile: :rofl: :approve: :bugeye: :biggrin: :uhh: :rolleyes: :!!) :redface: :cool: o:) :surprised :eek: :tongue:
     
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  3. Oct 27, 2005 #2
    Next up, molecular-sized whippets, flat-caps and walking leads. The goal to fit all of Yorkshire in a microchip is almost over.
     
  4. Oct 27, 2005 #3

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    Really neat stuff !!!
     
  5. Oct 27, 2005 #4

    Ivan Seeking

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    Maxwell's demon walks.
     
  6. Oct 27, 2005 #5

    Evo

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    Incredible.
     
  7. Oct 27, 2005 #6

    hypnagogue

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    Maybe the walking molecules can ride around in molecular cars if they get tired. :biggrin:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/21/technology/21cnd-nano.html
     
  8. Oct 27, 2005 #7

    Ivan Seeking

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    Booooooo booooooo bah! [throws tomato] booooooo

    :biggrin:
     
  9. Oct 27, 2005 #8

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    ooooooo booooooo bah! [throws much larger and excessively heavy fruit such as a pumpkin or a watermelon] booooooo
    :biggrin:
     
  10. Oct 28, 2005 #9
    Pumpkins are a fruit? What?
     
  11. Oct 28, 2005 #10

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    I wonder how fast they go...
     
  12. Oct 28, 2005 #11
    Molecular races... that's what the world needs. We can bet on the winner.
     
  13. Oct 29, 2005 #12

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    What's a microgram of gas cost these days?
     
  14. Oct 29, 2005 #13
    Probably 6$ or more.


    (if by "gas" you me [itex]^3He[/itex] gas, of course)
     
  15. Oct 29, 2005 #14

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    I meant regular unleaded, but I think you got the price about right. :grumpy:
     
  16. Oct 29, 2005 #15

    cronxeh

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    Well thats great. Nature had dynein, kinesin, and myosin for some time now.

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    It walks alright
     
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