Molecule scanner is world's smallest terahertz detector

Molecules could soon be “scanned” in a fashion similar to imaging screenings at airports, thanks to a detector developed by University of Pittsburgh physicists.

Pyrrole molecule movement defies "classical" physics

Movement of the ring-like molecule pyrrole over a metal surface runs counter to the centuries-old laws of 'classical' physics that govern our everyday world.

IBM maps electric charge in single molecule

Big Blue's long had a fascination with the tiny, and now IBM scientists have for the first time been able to measure how charge is distributed within a single molecule.

World's smallest car is a billionth the size of yours

Dutch researchers say they've created the world's smallest electric vehicle - consisting of just a single molecule.