How the octopus inspires surgical tools
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How the octopus is inspiring keyhole surgical tools

The way an octopus moves its limbs has been the inspiration for the development of new types of keyhole surgical tools.

Researchers and engineers at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies' BioRobotics Institute are looking to create tools that expand and contract in a similar way to an octopus's limbs.

Ana Matronic reports for BBC Click.

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  • 08 Dec 2016
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