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Nanorobots, or nanobots for short, are a hypothetical type of robots. Their parts are about as big as a nanometer (0,0000000001 or 10−9 meters).[1]

Use[change | change source]

Nanobots could be useful in branches like medicine. They could do a diagnosis and targeted drug-delivery for cancer.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Vaughn JR (2006). "Over the Horizon: Potential Impact of Emerging Trends in Information and Communication Technology on Disability Policy and Practice". National Council on Disability, Washington DC: 1–55.
  2. Lavan, D. A.; McGuire, T.; Langer, R. (2003). "Small-scale systems for in vivo drug delivery". Nature Biotechnology. 21 (10): 1184–91.