Molecules tied into beautiful ‘octofoil’ knot for first time
The X-ray crystal structure of a molecular knot with eight crossingsRobert W. McGregor, www.mcgregorfineart.comBy Leah CraneThe tightest knot ever is also one of the tiniest. Made of strings of molecules braided together, the knot is only 20 nanometres long, and its properties are as yet unknown. But researchers hope that these tied-up molecules could...
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