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This nano-guitar is the world's smallest musical instrument. It is just 10 micrometers long, about the size of a single human blood cell. Each string is the width of about 100 atoms. The strings can theoretically be plucked, but the sound would be inaudible. Researchers from Cornell University constructed it out of crystalline silicon. Clever chaps.

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