Published on Aug 28, 2019

MIT engineers have developed a magnetically steerable, thread-like robot that can actively glide through narrow, winding pathways, such as the labyrinthine vasculature of the brain.
"Robotic thread is designed to slip through the brain’s blood vessels"
Magnetically controlled device could deliver clot-reducing therapies in response to stroke or other brain blockages.

by Jennifer Chu
August 28, 2019