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UCL INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Sub-Centimeter Bio-Bots Walk on Command (VIDEO)

We previously reported that researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign had engineered a small walking “bio-bot”, powered by autonomous rat cardiac cells. The main challenge then was that cardiac cells contract spontaneously, so the contraption wasn’t controllable. The team has now made… Read more →

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