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RoboCap: Robotic Mucus-clearing Capsule for Drug Delivery

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via: Science.org

Plenty of researchers are working on tiny robots that can transform the healthcare industry. The RoboCap is a robotic mucus clearing capsule for enhanced drug delivery. Drugs loaded into the capsule erode away layer by layer as the RoboCap rotates.

This robot is ingestible and carries a drug payload of up to 342.6 mm3. This robot has a gelatinous coating that erodes when it passes through the stomach. The above video shows this robot in action.

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