Is Cancer A Human Body?

3657 WordsDec 3, 201415 Pages
Cancer is known to be one of the deadliest disease. It is very hard to cure hence causing numerous deaths to people. As a result, people get hopeless in living a longer life. Although there is seemingly limited ways to cure cancer with effective results, scientists started projects that will promote defence against cancer, which is done by robotics. Believe it or not, it is possible that a robot can go inside a human body. It may sound strange since curing of diseases is done by chemical means such as pills or drugs. But science has proven that this is the job of nanotechnology. Scientists develop robots that could enter human bodies to kill cancer. These robots are called nanobots. Abhilash, M (2010) states that "Nanobots are theoretical microscopic devices measured on the scale of nanometers". And it was supported by Harvard Magazine (2012) when it states "Nanobots are short hexagonal tubes made of interwoven DNA that can open along their length like a clamshell". Nanobots are said to be under the study of nanorobotics. “Nanorobotics is the technology of creating machines are robots close to nanometer(10^-9 meters)” (Abhilash, 2014). Since nanorobotics is under nanotechnology, it defines nanotechnology as study of very small technology. According to Abeer(2012), "Nanotechnology is a field of applied science focused on the design, synthesis, characterization and application of materials and devices on the nanoscale". The idea of nanobots

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