Gummy-like robots prevent disease -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Gummy-like robots prevent disease

02/08/2019

 Image: robotik hand with stetoskope; Copyright: panthermedia.net / VitalikRadko

EPFL scientists have developed microscopic, hydrogel-based muscles that can manipulate and mechanically stimulate biological tissue. These soft, biocompatible robots could be used for targeted therapy and to help diagnose and prevent disease.