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This article from Physics Central provides a description of Micro-Electrical-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), or tiny machines, which are being created and produced. Information on the history of MEMS development, applications of the technology, and how MEMS motors work is included along with pictures, diagrams, and links to more information on tiny machines. The future of tiny machines built from individual atoms is also introduced.

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