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Image 154
Artery Cleaner II

Image 154      
Title:   Artery Cleaner II  
Date:   1998  
Artist(s):   Arce + Kwan  
Image Size:   69,653 bytes   [CLICK to download]
Image Dimensions:   265 X 396 pixels    
Image Palette:   Color  
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Image Dimensions:   475 x 756 pixels    
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Image Description:   A metallic-looking medical nanorobot in the foreground extends a pincer-like mechanism and begins removing a yellow fatty deposit from an arterial surface; another similar device is seen working in the background. Hovering nearby is a supervisory nanorobot.
Copyright Info:   © Copyright 1998 by Arce + Kwan.
Print Source(s):   Will Hively, "The Incredible Shrinking Finger Factory," Discover, March 1998, pp. 84-93.
Online Source(s):   http://www.discover.com/cover_story/micro.html

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