This is a video of a Japanese surgeon using the Da Vinci Surgical Robot to construct a little origami crane. I had no idea Leonardo had robotic hands, but like my dad always says, "Son, you're a freaking idiot." The feat is all the more spectacular when you see the size of the crane at the end -- it's only as big as a penny! Fly on, little origami crane, fly on. I don't know about you, but I think this Da Vinci robot is really gonna revolutionize origami implants.
Penny pincers. Get it?! Me neither, the guy next to me at Starbucks told me to say it and he's been in the bathroom for 40 minutes now which is bad news.
This is a video of a surgeon from Swedish Hospital in Seattle (THAT MAKES ZERO SENSE) showing off the dexterity of a Da V... / Continue →
You see that picture? That's a needle at the bottom. I know, I thought it was a knight's jousting lance at first too and was all, "PFFT, THAT CAMERA AIN'T SO SMALL!" But no, it's a needle. Which you and I both know is like double the circumference of your protractor. What?... / Continue →
You may have heard of the Da Vinci robot before (mentioned HERE and HERE on Geekologie in the past). But for those of you that haven't, basically it's a robot that allows a doctor to control an ultra-small set of robotic pincers and make movements on a scale human hands are in... / Continue →