Cellular surgeons: The new era of nanomedicine (w/video)

(Nanowerk News) Pills the size of molecules to seek and destroy tumors.
Miniscule robots performing surgery inside patients with a precision never before achieved.
Nanobots, a billionth of a meter across, fixing mutations in DNA, or repairing neurons in your brain.
Such are the possibilities as medicine enters the nano-era. Join leading researchers who are pushing these frontiers, to learn of new cures in the coming nano-revolution and possible risks of the molecular E.R.
This program was part of “The Big, the Small, and the Complex” a series exploring the latest developments in Astrophysics, Nanoscience, and Neuroscience—fields recognized by The Kavli Prize. Sponsored by The Kavli Foundation, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, and the Royal Norwegian Consulate General.
Source: World of Science Festival
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