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Monday, September 01, 2014

ScienceDaily: Cars, planes and many electronic products are now built with the help of sophisticated assembly lines. The creation of such an assembly line at molecular level has been a long-held dream of many nanoscientists. "It would enable us to assemble new complex substances or materials for specific applications," said Viola Vogel of the Laboratory of Applied Mechanobiology at ETH Zurich. In a paper published in the latest issue of the Royal Society of Chemistry's Lab on a Chip journal, ETH researchers presented a molecular assembly line featuring all the elements of a conventional production line: a mobile assembly carrier, an assembly object, assembly components attached at various assembly stations and a motor (including fuel) for the assembly carrier to transport the object from one assembly station to the next. The line is around one-third the size of a human hair.


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Terrifying. Imagine if they become 'aware'.

#1 | Posted by DeadSpin at 2014-09-01 12:36 AM | Reply | Flag:

What if they start forming unions?

#2 | Posted by squinch at 2014-09-01 06:59 AM | Reply | Flag:

Any time I see one of these developments I think gray goo.

#3 | Posted by rcade at 2014-09-01 11:38 AM | Reply | Flag:

As long as they are not allowed to watch Fox News, they'll be OK.

#4 | Posted by Corky at 2014-09-01 11:58 AM | Reply | Flag:

This is going to put trillions of nano-workers out of work!

#5 | Posted by sentinel at 2014-09-01 05:28 PM | Reply | Flag: | Funny: 1

Since we've identified the specific gene associated with Khazar predisposition for breast tumors, it can be a rather insidious tool to curb Zionist expansion. Grants, anyone?:]

#6 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2014-09-01 05:30 PM | Reply | Flag:

At least there'll be a production line to supply conservatives with ----- implants.

#7 | Posted by northguy3 at 2014-09-01 07:03 PM | Reply | Flag: | Funny: 2

As long as they are not allowed to watch Fox News, they'll be OK.

Are you allowed to watch Fox news? It's mere existence seems to be affecting your sanity.

#8 | Posted by shirtsbyeric at 2014-09-02 10:44 AM | Reply | Flag:

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