World’s smallest electric motor made from a single molecule

For the first time, an electric motor has been made from a single molecule. At 1 nanometre long, that makes the organic compound the smallest electric motor ever.

The world’s first single molecule electric motor may potentially create a new class of devices that could be used in applications ranging from medicine to engineering. Learn more here or here.

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