Mini-robot as an endoscopic capsule to deliver drugs or perform laser surgery.
By RBR Staff
February 17, 2012
Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston have successfully tested a controllable endoscopic capsule, inspired by science fiction, that has the ability to “swim” through the body and could provide clinicians with unprecedented control when photographing the inside of the human body. The same technology could one day be used to deliver drugs or perform laser surgery at a tumor’s precise location.
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