LIVING MICRO-ROBOT COULD DIAGNOSE DISEASE

http://www.tgdaily.com/trendwatch-features/62422-living-micro-robot-could-diagnose-disease.

Biologists and engineers are working on a tiny robot that functions like a living creature and could be safely used within the human body to diagnose disease.

Called ‘Cyberplasm’, it’s based loosely on the sea lamprey, and will have an electronic nervous system, ‘eye’ and ‘nose’ sensors derived from mammalian cells, and artificial muscles that use glucose as an energy source.

For the full article: TG Daily

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