Tomorrow ' s Surgery : Micromotors and Microrobots

  title={Tomorrow ' s Surgery : Micromotors and Microrobots},
  author={Anita M. Flynn}
Surgical procedures have changed radically over the last few years due to the arrival of new technology. What will technology bring us in the future? This paper examines a few of the forces whose timing are causing new ideas to congeal from the fields of artificial intelligence, robotics, microma-chining and smart materials. Intelligence systems for autonomous mobile robots can now enable simple insect level behaviors in small amounts of silicon. These software breakthroughs coupled with new… CONTINUE READING
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