Chinese researchers have created a “bubble bot” which can be directed by a laser to perform intricate microscopic tasks, including fitting together different shapes of artificial tissue, like a jigsaw puzzle. Photo: Chinese Academy of Sciences

China scientists’ bubble breakthrough creates micro ‘robot’ for tiny tasks

  • The technology is still in its infancy but could one day make complex processes like cloning easier and more affordable
Topic |   China science

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Chinese researchers have created a “bubble bot” which can be directed by a laser to perform intricate microscopic tasks, including fitting together different shapes of artificial tissue, like a jigsaw puzzle. Photo: Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Chinese researchers say they have made a breakthrough in the development of small lithium batteries that can withstand low temperatures. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese scientists create tiny battery capable of working in ultra-low temperatures

  • Team from Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics says its goal is to ‘develop an all-season battery that is low cost but high safety for consumer products’
  • Researchers make breakthrough by using hard carbon and lithium vanadium phosphate
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Chinese researchers say they have made a breakthrough in the development of small lithium batteries that can withstand low temperatures. Photo: Xinhua
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