Smallest In Flight: Northwestern Researchers Invent Winged Microchip
Researchers at Northwestern University have invented winged microchips or "microfliers, " which are the smallest ever man-made flying structure. They believe that these microfliers, which are about the size of the grains of sand, could someday have important practical applications, such as monitoring airborne diseases and measuring air pollution and contaminants. We spoke with the Northwestern professor who led the research.
John A. Rogers
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University | Director of the Querrey Simpson Institute for Bioelectronics
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