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endoscope

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Stanford unveils high-res 'micro-endoscope' thin as hair

The ultrathin, single-fiber endoscope boasts four times the resolution of existing designs and could result in minimally invasive surgeries for studying the brain, detecting cancer early, and more.

By Mar. 13, 2013

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Tiny, maggot-like bot could kill hard-to-reach brain tumors

A light bulb goes off when a neurosurgeon sees plastic surgeons use sterile maggots to remove dead tissue.

By Sep. 6, 2013

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Crab dinner inspires cancer-removing robot

Researchers in Singapore create a robot that can remove early-stage stomach cancer, and it's all thanks to a chili crab dinner.

By Feb. 3, 2012

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Self-propelled gut camera swims in your colon

The Mermaid is a remote-controlled, self-propelled camera that can swim inside your guts to help doctors check for abnormalities.

By Jun. 26, 2011

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Remote-controlled capsule examines stomach

Researchers show their pill-size video capsule--which transmits images wirelessly in real time--is safe, well-tolerated, and feasible for gastric cancer screening.

By Jan. 18, 2011

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Not your father's colonoscopy

PillCam Colon Capsule Endoscope from Given Imaging

By Oct. 25, 2006

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Turn an iPhone into a microscope for less than $5

Here's a fun project for children, students, and anyone interested in getting a bigger view of the smaller world around us. All you need is a few bucks and a few minutes.

By Sep. 7, 2010

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Philips camera pill easy to swallow

New intelligent camera pill can be electronically programmed to deliver targeted doses of medicine to patients with digestive disorders.

By Nov. 12, 2008

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Video Scout: For surgeons or James Bond?

BC Tech releases a "medical camera with eyes" that's just 3 millimeters in diameter, features four LEDs, and has 400x400 resolution CCD streaming at 30 frames per second.

By Jan. 11, 2010

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Snake-arm robot works in tight quarters

Joystick guides robo-snake in orifice surgery.

By Aug. 19, 2008