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UK scientists create world’s first ‘molecular robot’

Manchester, UK – Scientists at The University of Manchester have created “the world’s first molecular robot” that is capable of performing basic tasks including building other molecules, the university has announced.

The micro robots, which are a millionth of a millimetre in size, can be programmed to move and build molecular cargo, using a tiny robotic arm, said a university press release.

Each individual robot can, it said, manipulate a single molecule and is made up of just 150 carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen atoms – a…

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