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Threadlike robot worm can prevent strokes and aneurysms


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Threadlike robot worm can be magnetically steered to navigate the arterial pathways of the human brain.

Robot can be used to quickly clear blockages and clots that contribute to strokes and aneurysms.

Robot was tested on a small obstacle course featuring a twisting path of small rings.

Research had done by robotic engineers from MIT.

In the future, it can be used as a delivery mechanism for clot reducing drugs

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Private land-grant research university