Preventing Heart Attacks, One Nanobot At A Time

by kso on Aug. 29th, 2013

Researchers are developing nanobots that can destroy plaque build-up in arteries. These nanobots have a magnetic core, which allows physicians to track their position in the bloodstream in real-time. The physicians can then control the bots' movements and plaque destruction via a remote monitor, like an MRI.

This means that, in the future, plaque build-up could be removed without surgery, or other invasive medical procedures. Pretty cool!

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cmccarthy says:

You can learn more about nano at http://www.whatisnano.org/

posted on Mon, 09/09/2013 - 10:58am

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