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March 11, 2011 / Martijn

Drug-carrying robot roams through eye

f you’re squeamish, the thought of having a tiny robot in your eye might not appeal. But a new system designed by Michael Kummer and his team from Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS) in Zurich, Switzerland, could lead to more effective drug delivery for conditions like age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness in old people.

via New Scientist TV: Drug-carrying robot roams through eye.


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