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Harvard Scientists Builds World’s Smallest Radio Receiver Using Atomic-Scale Components

by Sukanya Mukherjee, Hexapolis

A team of Harvard scientists have created the world’s tiniest radio receiver using components about the size of two atoms. Made from an assortment of microscopic defects in pink diamonds, the contraption can weather extreme environmental conditions, making it suitable for use on hostile planets, like Venus. What’s more, its biocompatible and is therefore safe to be used inside a pacemaker within the human body. Continue reading Harvard Scientists Builds World’s Smallest Radio Receiver Using Atomic-Scale Components