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Scientists Test MRI Controllable Pill
Mini-robo endoscopic surgery
Mini-robot as an endoscopic capsule to deliver drugs or perform laser surgery.
By RBR Staff


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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