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Ingestible ‘origami robot’ lets doctors operate on a patient remotely | KurzweilAI

Ingestible ‘origami robot’ lets doctors operate on a patient remotely | KurzweilAI

MIT researchers and associates have developed a tiny “origami robot” that can unfold itself from a swallowed capsule and, steered by a physician via an external magnetic field, crawl across the stomach wall to operate on a patient. For example, it can remove a swallowed button battery or patch a wound.

Source: Ingestible ‘origami robot’ lets doctors operate on a patient remotely | KurzweilAI