sci|vis
A collection of images and animations from scientific, engineering, and medical endeavors.
  1. These are spermbots! Researchers in Germany mixed magnetic nanotubes with samples of bull sperm. Sperm would swim into the nanotubes and get trapped. Trapped sperm provided locomotion for the tube, and the tube let researchers control the sperm’s direction with magnets and to change speed with temperature change.

    Source here. More info here.

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    RC sperm?!
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