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US researchers find way to encapsulate micromotors into pills

September 6, 2018

US researchers have identified a way to encapsulate micromotors into pills to diagnose and treat disease in the human body.

The devices are self-propelled microscopic robots the width of a human hair and are designed to perform a wide range of biomedical tasks.

According to a study published in ACS Nano, the micromotors carry drugs and will release them after reaching the digestive system. The pill’s coating will protect the devices while traversing.

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