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Tiny, swimming bio-bots boldly go where no bot has swum before
January 17, 2014
The alien world of aquatic microorganisms just got new residents: Synthetic, self-propelled, swimming bio-bots. A team of University of Illinois engineers has developed a class of tiny bio-hybrid machines that swim like sperm, the first synthetic structures that can traverse the viscous fluids of biological environments on their own.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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