Microrobots Army can Wipe Out Dental Plaque

April 29, 2019 Vijay Soni 0

Microrobots Army can Wipe Out Dental Plaque By: Katherine Unger Baillie | University of Pennsylvania A visit to the dentist typically involves time-consuming and sometimes unpleasant scraping with mechanical tools to remove plaque from teeth. What if, instead, a dentist could deploy a small army of tiny robots to precisely and [..]

Imaging system helps surgeons remove tiny ovarian tumors

April 29, 2019 Vijay Soni 0

Imaging system helps surgeons remove tiny ovarian tumors By: Anne Trafton | MIT News Office Ovarian cancer is usually diagnosed only after it has reached an advanced stage, with many tumors spread throughout the abdomen. Most patients undergo surgery to remove as many of these tumors as possible, but because [..]

Nanoparticles Take a Fantastic, Magnetic Voyage

April 29, 2019 Vijay Soni 0

Nanoparticles Take a Fantastic, Magnetic Voyage By: Anne Trafton | MIT News Office MIT engineers have designed tiny robots that can help drug-delivery nanoparticles push their way out of the bloodstream and into a tumor or another disease site. Like crafts in “Fantastic Voyage” — a 1960s science fiction film in [..]