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Nanorobotic Artery Cleaner

Image 120      
Title:   Nanorobotic Artery Cleaner  
Date:   1998  
Artist(s):   Tom Herzberg  
Image Size:   268,660 bytes   [CLICK to download]
Image Dimensions:   820 X 595 pixels    
Image Palette:   Color    
Image Description:  

In an artist's conception, a microscopic robot cleans deposits from a blood vessel. Researchers predict the creation of microscopic robotic devices that will patrol the human body and fight disease. Such devices, and many consumer products, may someday be made with nanotechnology.

Copyright Info:   © Copyright World Book, Inc., 233 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60601, Tel. 312-729-5800, URL: http://www.worldbook.com. For reprint permission, please contact Janet Peterson, Permissions Editor.
Print Source(s):   "Microscopic Machines" from 1992 SCIENCE YEAR, The World Book Annual Science Supplement (pp. 177-189) © 1991 World Book, Inc; Special Report - People in Science: "Mr. Nanotechnology" -- An interview with K. Eric Drexler" from SCIENCE YEAR 1999, The World Book Annual Science Supplement (pp.102-115) © 1998 World Book, Inc.
Online Source(s):   None.

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