UMaine Physicist Describes New Model for Molecular Motor

R. Dean AstumianUMaine News Release – January 2005

Writing in the Jan. 26 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, R. Dean Astumian of the Dept. of Physics and Astronomy proposes a model for a molecular motor that can generate controlled force. To read a copy of the article, click here (PDF format).

He and colleagues are hosting a Nobel Symposium, “Controlled Nanoscale Motion in Biological and Artificial Systems,” June 13-17 in Sweden. More information can be found at here.