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Nanobots can now enter brain cells to spy on what they’re doing

Prof. Plaza comments on the challenges intracellulars chips will encounter inside living cells.

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Radio Interview: Ágora - Nanorobots de silicio dentro de células vivas - Aragón Radio


Nanorobots de silicio dentro de células vivas - José A. Plaza (minute 07:15 onwards).




Silicon Microchips as Intracellular Mechanical Drugs



Prof. Plaza, Dr. Arjona, and other researchers highlight a new approach to treating diseases with the novel concept of mechanical drugs.





Prof. Plaza and Dr. Arjona answer several questions regarding the group's latest publication surrounding the silicon intracellular mechanical drugs. 






Chipping away at cell mysteries


Prof. Plaza and other researchers explain how RFID probes can relay information from inside a living cell. 






Miniaturized mechanical sensors to track intracellular forces and mechanical property changes inside embryos



The 'H-comb' chip bends inside the ovule, allowing to measure the forces generated from the fertilization up to the first cell division. 





Radio Interview: Noche de Luciérnagas - Radio Santa María de Toledo


Microchips en óvulo embrionario - Marta Duch (minute 50:20 onwards).





Radio Interview: Lo Nuestro - Radio ECCA


Fabrican chips que son inyectados en óvulos para medir las primeras fases del desarrollo - José A. Plaza.





Fabrication of suspended planar array (SPA) chips


Ordered SiO2 planar chips are printed with selected probes via Polymer Pen Lithography (PPL) to obtain repeated array copies.