Surgical Robots Operate With Precision


Sat, Sep 12th, 2009 08:58 by capnasty NEWS

Surgeons and medical engineers have been trying to create machines that can assist in surgery, increase a surgeon's dexterity and support hospital staff. These aren't humanoid robots but computer controlled systems that have been optimized for use in sensitive situations. An exhibition called Sci-fi Surgery: Medical Robots, opening this week at the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, shows a range of robots used in medicine.



You may also be interested in:

The Six Fingered Baby
If You Want People to Trust You, Apologize for the Rain
Watching Evolution in Action Using Virtual Creatures
"How can you put one person’s head on another’s body?"
In Alien Civilisations, Do Accountants Have the Upper Hand?