New Blood-borne Bug Brought to You By The Judean People's Front

Or was that the People's Front of Judea? In either case researchers there have developed a miniture robotic device 10 times smaller than previously announced. Picture Credit: Unknown, Artist's Rendering via the Jerusalem Post.
The responsible parties are Dr. Nir Schwalb of the College of Judea and Samaria and Oded Salomon of the mechanical engineering department of Technion.
They propose that the bug could crawl for "an unlimited amount of time to carry out any necessary medical procedure. The power source is an external magnetic field created near the patient that does not cause any harm to humans but supplies an endless supply of power for it to function. The robot's special structure enables it to move while being controlled by the operator using the magnetic field."
Just a little smaller and they could be powered off of the human body's own magnetic field. At that point the little critters would have free reign as a new generation of man-made parasite.

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