Future Of Medicine May Have You Swallowing Super Fast Nano-Rockets

Future Of Medicine May Have You Swallowing Super Fast Nano-Rockets
technology

New remedy delivery system could travel incredibly fast using only our stomach acid to propel itself.

Yi Chen
  • 13 february 2012


Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, have created microscopic capsules that can travel at lightening fast speeds. These “microrockets” are powered by the bubbles of hydrogen from the stomach acid to propel itself 1,050 nanometers per second. At only 10 nanometers long, that’s the same equivalence as a human traveling at 400 miles per hour.

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