Description:  These images show a microrobot in salt water from below. In the left image, the robot's three fingers are open over a 100-micron bead. In the right image, the robot is grasping the bead. The microrobots are designed to manipulate single cells, bacterium and other microorganisms in fluid samples.
Source:  University of Linköpings
Story:  Tiny robots flex their muscles
July 26, 2000
TRN Categories:  Robotics; MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS)
Form:  Still

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