Contact: Michael Bernstein
American Chemical Society
Caption: Green lines show results of "racing," where images a, b, c, and d represent the tracks left by various types of speeding nanomotors. The winner is "c," a "catalytic nanomotor" composed of gold and platinum nanowires supercharged with carbon nanotubes.
Credit: Courtesy of the American Chemical Society.
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