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Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

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Surgery’s Past, Present, and Robotic Future

July 20, 2011

Surgeon and inventor Catherine Mohr tours the history of surgery (and its pre-painkiller, pre-antiseptic past), then demos some of the newest tools for surgery through tiny incisions, performed using nimble robot hands. Fascinating—but not for the squeamish.



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