back to article 'It's like painting with atoms'... Watch how boffins form armies of simple micron-sized bots from a silicon wafer

Millions of tiny moving robots, each as small as the width of an average human hair, can be crafted from a four-inch silicon wafer, according to new research. A team of eggheads at Cornell University presented their work at the American Physical Society Physics March Meeting in Boston this week. They described the laborious …


  1. STOP_FORTH Silver badge


    Doesn't everyone paint with atoms?

    1. Allan George Dyer

      Re: Paint

      The Hooloovoo don't.

      I came here to make the same comment, but you beat me to it, so I'm doing nerd-pedant riposte. I'll get my coat.

  2. Conundrum1885

    Re. Paint

    As long as they aren't running BorgOS EternalBlue Edition.

    Mine's the one with the bumper sticker "Resistance is Futile".

  3. Disk0
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    One-legged metal spiders Dave. They're everywhere inside you now.



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