In 2017, the University of Manchester created the world's first molecular robotics which can perform building tasks at the molecular scale.
Scientists create world’s first ‘molecular robot’ capable of building molecules
University of Manchester
Stereodivergent synthesis with a programmable molecular machine
Salma Kassem, Alan T. L. Lee, David A. Leigh, Vanesa Marcos, Leoni I. Palmer and Simone Pisano