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Vasculocytes 3

Image 179      
Title:   Vasculocytes 3  
Date:   2002  
Artist(s):   Tim Fonseca  
Image Size:   141,684 bytes   [CLICK to download]
Image Dimensions:   640 X 480 pixels    
Image Palette:   Color    
Image Description:   This is the artist's interpretation of the vasculocytes designed by Robert Freitas. The basic idea of this concept is the prevention of heart attacks from clogged arteries. Billions and billions of vasculocytes march down the walls of arteries on tiny legs, cleaning up plaque buildup and repairing damaged endothelial cells. Each nanorobot is about 3 microns in size.
Copyright Info:   © Copyright 1999 by Tim Fonseca. For usage rights, please contact the artist Tim Fonseca at email: fonsecatimclassicalarts@gmail.com.
Print Source(s):   None
Online Source(s):   None

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