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NanoPropulsion

Stephen J. Ebbens Jonathan Howse The current state of the art in nanopropulsion devices was recently reviewed by Ebbens and Howse in an article last Friday.[SoftMatter] A short summary of the nano- systems is presented below with video action shots … Continue reading

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Microgrippers. Because Scalpels are so 20th Century

The Gracias‘ microgripper video is now on Metacafe for those that have never seen it. The video shows a microgripper sliding down a test tube and grabbing a sample of cow tissue. The device is thermally triggered to close, and … Continue reading

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