Nanomotors are controlled, for the first time, inside living cells

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 17:02 in Physics & Chemistry

Nanomotors have been controlled inside living cells for the first time, report a team of chemists and engineers. The scientists placed tiny rocket-shaped synthetic motors inside live human cells, propelled them with ultrasonic waves and steered them magnetically to spin and to battering against the cell membrane.

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