Nanomachine made from DNA nanorings

Researchers from the USA, University of Bonn and the research institute Caesar in Bonn have used nanostructures to construct a tiny machine that constitutes a rotatory motor and can move in a specific direction. The researchers used circular structures from DNA. Above – The two rings are linked like a chain and can well be …

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Russian 789 megawatt fast nuclear reactor reaches full power

Unit 4 of the Beloyarsk nuclear power plant started operating at 100% power for the first time today. The BN-800 fast neutron reactor is scheduled to enter commercial operation later this year. The BN-800 reactor was brought to minimum controlled power for the first time in June 2014, at which time commercial operation was planned …

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