Tool-wielding robots crawl in bodies for surgery

Imagine a tiny snake robot crawling through your body, helping a surgeon identify diseases and perform operations. It's not science fiction. Scientists and doctors are using the creeping metallic tools to perform surgery on hearts, prostate cancer, and other diseased organs

Tool-wielding robots crawl in bodies for surgery

Imagine a tiny snake robot crawling through your body, helping a surgeon identify diseases and perform operations.

Tue 29 May 12 from Phys.org

Tool-wielding robots crawl in bodies for surgery, Tue 29 May 12 from FOXNews

Tool-wielding robots crawl in bodies for surgery, Tue 29 May 12 from USA today

Tool-wielding robots crawl in bodies for surgery, Tue 29 May 12 from AP

Surgical snakebot slithers around your heart, carries its own scalpel and forceps

Howie Choset, a rambunctious roboticist who has been working on snake-like robots for decades at Carnegie Mellon University, has developed a new, ultra-slim snakebot that can crawl inside a ...

Tue 29 May 12 from Extremetech

The next generation of surgeons will be robots - and the bad news is they're shaped like snakes and will crawl inside you

But New York scientists and doctors are using the creeping metallic tools to perform surgery on hearts, prostate cancer, and other diseased organs.

Tue 29 May 12 from Daily Mail

Self-Guided Robots Could Aid Surgeons

Scientists and doctors are using human-controlled robots to perform surgery on hearts, prostate cancer and other diseased organs. But experts say the day is coming when some robots will roam ...

Tue 29 May 12 from Laboratory Equipment

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