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August 14th, 2007

Will Robots Come To Our Medical Rescue?

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Meanwhile, doctors are investigating the use of nanotechnology to fight diseases. Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology believe it may be possible to inject nano-scale robot "soldiers" into the bloodstream to seek out and destroy diseases.

These researchers have created a nano-scale robot that is six times smaller than an amoeba and weighs no more than a few hundred nanograms. While their medical use is decades away, such devices could eliminate the need for harmful drugs.

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