Magnetic Microbots Perform Eye Surgery Without a Single Incision

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Our eyeballs are some of our more delicate organs, and the mere thought of them having to be sliced open for surgery is unsettling. So researchers at the Multi-Scale Robotics Lab at ETH Zurich have created a magnetically-guided microbot , barely larger than a few human hairs, that can be embedded in the eye and externally controlled to perform delicate surgery without any part of the patient having to be sliced open. Read more…        

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Magnetic Microbots Perform Eye Surgery Without a Single Incision

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