Are robots today in competition with surgeons?

In a world where the precision capabilities of robots are beginning to outpace human skill, cutting-edge technology is being transferred to the operating room. We bring you the story of da Vinci, a robotic surgical assistant that’s dexterity rivals that of the human hand.

SciTech Now Episode 227

We explore farming on an urban rooftop; Peter deMenocal, director of Columbia University’s Center for Climate and Life, explains the climate innovation gap; unwanted algae is threatening Florida waterways; and a robotic surgical system makes precise surgery faster and easier.

Cutting edge surgical robot system

Orlando, Florida is commonly known as the theme park capital of the world, but it is also home to the U.S. Headquarters of Mazor Robotoics, which has developed a cutting edge surgical robot system. We take you into the lab to see how robots are changing the surgical landscape.