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Robotics Meets Synthetic Biology
Atlanic sea lamprey
Atlantic sea lamprey
Microbot cyberplasm quickly hunts down diseases in the human body.
By RBR Staff


In brief, Cyberplasm acts like an electronic nervous system with artificial ‘nose,’ ‘eye’ and other organs with mammalian cells. These cells with various detection functions can identify diseases easily. In fact, Cyberplasm imitates the very functioning of a real-world living creature. It is a sea lamprey, which is commonly found in the Atlantic Ocean. The micro-robot gets huge sensitivity and responsiveness thanks to its imitation of sea lamprey, which has a suction-cup like mouth to prey on fishes and other sea creatures.

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