Sep 24, 2017

Walking DNA nanorobot could deliver a drug to a precise location in your body

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, robotics/AI

DNA nanorobot cargo carrier (artist’s impression) (credit: Ella Maru Studio)

Caltech scientists have developed a “cargo sorting” DNA nanorobot programmed to autonomously “walk” around a surface, pick up certain molecules, and drop them off in designated locations.

The research is described in a paper in the Friday, September 15, 2017 issue of Science.

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