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Aug 14, 2022

These snake-like robots could be used in surgery to save lives

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, robotics/AI

University of Toronto researchers are working on advanced snake-like robots with many useful applications.


Slender, flexible, and extensible robots

Now, a team led by Jessica Burgner-Kahrs, the director of the Continuum Robotics Lab at the University of Toronto Mississauga, is building very slender, flexible, and extensible robots that could be used by doctors to save lives, according to a press release by the institution. They do this by accessing difficult-to-reach places.

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