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nanobot

(robotics)
/nan"oh-bot/ A robot of microscopic proportions, presumably built by means of nanotechnology. As yet, only used informally (and speculatively!). Also called a "nanoagent".
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Sam Rasmussen Nugen wants to make sure these outbreaks are a thing of the past--and he's using nanobots to show us how.
His team has for the first time managed to control nanobots electrically and has at the same time set a record: The new technique is 100 000 times faster than all previous methods.
Nanobots might incorporate fixed or modifiable programming to guide their behavior.
In a major breakthrough, a team of researchers from the University of Manchester and the Chinese University of Hong Kong has created biodegradable nanobots, whose degradation can be controlled by doctors, making it possible to use them in medical applications involving non-invasive surgery.
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Bad guy, Kaparis is trying to use nanotechnology and the nanobots he has created to take over the world.
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fallen How can Bond travel around the globe unseen when he has nanobots in his bloodstream so MI6 and the enemy can track his movements?
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He predicts that nanobots will connect our brains to a synthetic neocortex in the digital cloud, giving us access to a billion more pattern recognizers than currently exist in the human brain.