Inspired by polychaetes, this tiny worm robot “could one day help doctors diagnose disease by carrying tiny cameras through patients’ bodies”. Video clips after the jump.

A robot designed to crawl through the human gut by mimicking the wriggling motion of an undersea worm has been developed by European scientists.

[via HackedGadgetsNewScientist]

Inspired by polychaetes, this tiny worm robot “could one day help doctors diagnose disease by carrying tiny cameras through patients’ bodies”. Video clips after the jump.

A robot designed to crawl through the human gut by mimicking the wriggling motion of an undersea worm has been developed by European scientists.

[via HackedGadgetsNewScientist]