Molecular machine
A molecular machine, or nanomachine, is any discrete number of molecular components that produce quasi-mechanical movements (output) in response to specific stimuli (input). The expression is often mo...
Molecular machine - Wikipedia
The Workhorse of the Cell: Kinesin
Masterpieces of microengineering, kinesins are motorized transport machines that move cellular materials to their correct locations in the cell so they can perform their functions. Kinesins have two f...
Drew Berry: Animations of unseeable biology
http://www.ted.com We have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they do -- Drew Berry wants to change that. At TEDxSydney he shows his scientifically accurate (and entertaining!) animations ...
A Day in the Life of a Motor Protein
The primary aim of the Hoogenraad research lab at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, is to understand how intracellular protein transport underlies the development and function of nerve cells...
Molecular assembler - Video
A nanofactory is a proposed system in which nanomachines (resembling molecular assemblers, or industrial robot arms) would combine molecules to build larger ...
Nobel Prize for chemistry given to developers of molecular machines
Nobel Prize for chemistry given to developers of molecular machines, Sourav Roy has the latest details.
A chemically powered autonomous molecular nanomotor
A group of scientists at the University of Manchester in the U.K. has developed the first chemically powered autonomous molecular nanomotor—the motor mechanism is itself a transport medium ...
Recently Developed Molecular 3D Printer Will Bring Chemistry Into A New Era
This new machine will greatly benefit drug research and other molecule-based technologies as it helps quicken the process of analyzing different compounds and understanding how they respond to differe...
Unlocking the secrets of nature's nanomotor
The flagellum, nature's version of the rotary motor, helps some bacteria and other single-cell organisms get where they are going. The flagellum, extending like a whip from the main body of the ce...
World's smallest electric motor made from a single molecule
Chemists at Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences have developed the world's first single molecule electric motor, a development that may potentially create a new class of devices that could ...
Tiny swimming bio-bots boldly go where no bot has swum before
The alien world of aquatic micro-organisms just got new residents: synthetic self-propelled swimming bio-bots. Engineers have developed a class of tiny bio-hybrid machines that swim like sperm, the fi...
Molecular machine - ATP Synthase
An amazing molecular machine, ATP synthase, can run use electrostatic potential energy stored in a proton gradient to generate ATP. Under different condition...
Molecular machine - Drew Berry - Astonishing Molecular Machines
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Molecular machine
A nanofactory is a proposed system in which nanomachines (resembling molecular assemblers, or industrial robot arms) would combine molecules to build larger ...
Self-replicating machines - Self-replicating machine
This 3d printer is the first machine designed to reproduce parts of itself. Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20627621.200.