By Sylvain Martel
This publication describes on the introductory point how sleek know-how has made the situation of the vintage science-fiction motion picture Fantastic Voyage a fact. The motion picture is ready a submarine and its staff participants being reduced in size to microscopic dimension and ventured into the physique. precisely 50 years following the discharge of the movie, such truth takes the shape of a clinical interventional room in a position to mimicking this state of affairs. in keeping with 15 years of in depth examine and improvement by means of the world-leading crew during this particular box, the publication is going in the course of the scenes of the motion picture whereas explaining the way it is applied during this first-of-a-kind interventional facility.
This is the 1st booklet that explains the basics of navigation of healing brokers within the vascular community. The scope of the ebook is twofold: (1) to start up readers into numerous applied sciences, together with, yet no longer restricted to, nanotechnology, robotics, and biochemistry (more importantly, it indicates how serious the combination of some of these disciplines is to fixing difficulties that certainly require a multidisciplinary environment); (2) to encourage the more youthful new release by means of exhibiting that technological know-how and know-how can convey one in all places with the ability to remodel fiction to truth which could support humankind.
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It was like magic made possible by nanotechnology. Indeed, people do not realize how powerful and magical, in a sense, nanotechnology can be. It is like discovering a new world of possibilities. This is because objects have different properties and behave differently at the nanometer scale. To put these dimensions in perspective, a human hair is approximately 100 micrometers thick. You divided it by one hundred and you get one micrometer (µm). One micrometer is approximately the size of bacteria, which are even smaller than a red blood cell that measures a few micrometers across.
You divided it by one hundred and you get one micrometer (µm). One micrometer is approximately the size of bacteria, which are even smaller than a red blood cell that measures a few micrometers across. Now, divide the size of a electronic cabinets 23 1 micrometer bacterium by 1000 and you get 1 nanometer (nm). One nanometer corresponds to only ten hydrogen atoms (the smallest atom in the universe that we know so far) aligned side by side. It is rather small. To help further put that in perspective, a sheet of newspaper is approximately the same thickness as a human hair, divide that by 100,000 and you get 1 nanometer.
The computers are used mainly for emails, searches, designs, programming, simulations and modeling, writing scientific papers, etc. look directly to the right from the middle of the mechanical stairs in Fig. 8, you will see three posters on three large windows. Behind these three large windows is located another part of the NanoRobotics Laboratory where the main research is being done before being tested in the interventional facility located at the Bombardier building (Fig. 4). 9 shows this section of the NanoRobotics Laboratory, but without the persons in front of their respective computer.
A Microscopic Submarine in My Blood: Science Based on the Fantastic Voyage by Sylvain Martel