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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.
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.
Scientists at the Chonnam National University in South Korea have developed a microscopic robot that can detect and treat cancer from inside the body.
Robotics researchers at MIT show off the capabilities of small cube-shaped robots with no external moving parts.
Harvard University's robotics lab designs an origami-inspired method for stamping out large numbers of pop-up flying microrobots.