Tiny robots crawl through mouse’s stomach to heal ulcers


Publication Title
New Scientist
Publication Date
August 16 2017
Creators/Contributors
Timothy Revell (creator)
University Of California At San Diego (contributor)
Joseph Wang (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
This article discusses  how tiny robotic drug deliveries are tested for  treating diseases inside bodies. Micromotors are autonomous vehicles that are the width of a human hair and they are said to "have cured bacterial infections in the stomachs of mice, using bubbles to power the transport of antibiotics."
HCI Platform
Ingestible
Discursive Type
Inventions
Augments
Healing, Watching
Technology Keywords
Robots, Micromotors
Marketing Keywords
Source
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2144050-tiny-robots-crawl-through-mouses-stomach-to-heal-ulcers/

How to cite this entry
Timothy Revell. (August 16 2017). "Tiny robots crawl through mouse’s stomach to heal ulcers". New Scientist. New Scientist. Fabric of Digital Life. http://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/2348