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Nanobots Glide Through Living Cells

13-Apr-2018

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Corkscrew-shaped nanomotor uses small, rotating magnetic fields.

Researchers able to steer it trace out shape of letters.

Moving them in controlled fashion does so without hurting the cells.

Potential applications for targeted drug delivery and therapeutic nanosurgery.

The study was published in the Advanced Materials journal.

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Advanced Materials

Scientific journal covering materials science.

Indian Institute of Science

Research university for higher education in science and engineering.