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What will a nanobot look like

The largest free UK Science Festival returns with more than 150 events over two weeks. What will a nanobot look like is part of the Spotlight on Science lecture series.

Will it be the shrunken submarine envisaged by Hollywood? Unlikely, but what will it be? Something like a bacterium (such as e. coli) or a sperm. Both of these have a propulsion mechanism, a capsule containing a chemical payload and a system of sensors. It will be something soft and wet, just like biology, and built from polymers. Professor Tony Ryan, University of Sheffield, will give the 2010 Alex Hopkins Lecture.


Prof Tony Ryan | talks | www


Date and Time:

8 March 2010 at 4:00 pm


1 hour



Bristol Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre
Department of Chemistry

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External Affairs & Communication, University of Cambridge
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