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December 23rd, 2009

Nano-Surgery Could Be the Next Medical Revolution

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Recent advancements in nanotechnology and the field of robotics could mean that small-scale nanobots could soon make their way into operating theaters, experts predict. There are already a few research groups conducting investigations in this field, and some of them have made considerable headway. This is also the case of Nader Jalili, an associate mechanical and industrial engineering professor at the Northwestern University, PhysOrg reports. The expert has developed a new, tiny robot that will be able to perform non-invasive surgery on human patients within ten years.

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