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Submission + - University of Calgary Unveils Robot Brain Surgeon

nursegirl writes: University of Calgary/Calgary Health Region unveiled the world's first MRI-compatible surgical robot on Tuesday. A team of neurosurgeons, engineers and physicists have been working on the neuroArm since 2001 and performed a demonstration for journalists using a Styrofoam model. MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., known for their work creating Canadarm, provided the robotics expertise.

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