Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Minimalist swimming microrobots

When scaling down robots to the micrometer scale for tiny tasks such as incising tissue and puncturing retinal veins, minimalism is key. To make smaller, simpler microrobots, researchers have developed a fabrication method which utilizes the minimum geometric requirements for fluid motion -- consisting of just two conjoined microparticles coated with bits of magnetic debris.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/29RxPlN

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