Researchers are equipping sperm with tiny iron suits to turn them into cancer-fighting robots. Wait, what?
Physicians Unveil the World’s First Colonoscopy Robot
“Researchers at Vanderbilt University have developed a system for conducting a standard colonoscopy procedure that uses an internal robot guided by an external magnet.”
World’s Tiniest Engines Could Power Micro Robots
“Scientists have created the world’s tiniest practical engines, and these light-powered machines could one day power microscopic robots small enough to enter living cells, the researchers say.”
Sperm Loaded with Drugs Could Target Gynecological Cancers
“The problems with drug delivery are many. These chemicals often become diluted in body fluids or absorbed by other organs. And even when they do reach their target, they cannot always penetrate cancerous tissue easily. So a better way to deliver drugs that overcomes these issues is urgently needed.”
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This episode of Seeker was hosted by Trace Dominguez.
Written by: Sophie Bakoledis