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microrobot

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Microrobot swims through eyes to deliver drugs

Open up those peepers and get a full shot of robot. Scientists are working on tiny machines that can be directed through the eyes to treat conditions like macular degeneration.

By March 17, 2011

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Researchers build 'flying' micro-robot

The robot, which weighs about three-hundredths of an ounce, is manipulated by magnetic fields and has the potential for use in clean rooms or hazardous environments.

By April 10, 2009

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Water-walking robot takes cue from insects

New aquatic microrobot out of China can walk and turn freely on the surface of water by mimicking insects that can do the same.

By July 27, 2011

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Stainless steel robot arm far cooler than your arm

Kawasaki Heavy Industries' MSR05 robot experiments with drugs and bathes in hydrogen peroxide gas.

By July 17, 2013

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Scientists unveil world's first cancer-fighting nanobot

Scientists at the Chonnam National University in South Korea have developed a microscopic robot that can detect and treat cancer from inside the body.

By December 17, 2013

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Insane bug bots go bug wild

Bug-sized robots created by Harvard can zip along at a speed of 37 centimetres per second.

By June 21, 2013

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Two-armed robot takes on risky lab work

This modified assembly robot has been put to work in the lab, where it's handling dangerous materials to keep people out of harm's way.

By July 7, 2012

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RoboBees ready for mass production. Thanks, Harvard!

Harvard University's robotics lab designs an origami-inspired method for stamping out large numbers of pop-up flying microrobots.

By February 16, 2012

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This week in Crave: The 'Eye, Robot' edition

This week, a robot swam around in our eyes, we took a tour of a creepily cool Tron-style home, and Tiny Wings kept flying high.

By March 19, 2011

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Robot Jesus bug goes from walking to jumping

Though it weighs more than 1,100 water striders, this little bot can leap 5.5 inches in the air while skimming the water's surface.

By July 25, 2012