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Artery Cleaner V

Image 217      
Title:   Artery Cleaner V  
Date:   1998  
Artist(s):   Unknown  
Image Size:   166,926 bytes   [CLICK to download]
Image Dimensions:   1226 x 828 pixels    
Image Palette:   Color    
Image Description:   Medicine is one of the most exciting application areas for nanorobots. It may become possible to inject a fleet of nanorobots to perform vital work inside a human body without resorting to surgery. Imagine toothpaste full of nanorobots equipped to locate and destroy plaque, or nanorobots built to clean a diseased blood vessel, as shown in this image.
Copyright Info:   ©Copyright 1998 DK Publishing Inc. (Dorling Kindersley); For reprint permission, please contact DK Publishing Inc., 375 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014; Tel. 212-213-4800; Fax 212-689-4828
Print Source(s):   Print Source: Clive Gifford, Inside Guides: Robot, DK Publishing Inc. (Dorling Kindersley), New York, 1998 (ISBN 075135807X), pp. 38-39; available in paperback through Penguin Books Ltd. at:
Online Source(s):   None

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