Kids try their hands at robotics, da Vinci style



Kids try their hands at robotics, da Vinci style, thanks Kevin!

The task at hand seemed simple: Take a small rubber band and wrap it around a penny. But the task here was more like minor surgery that was performed Sunday at Liberty Science Center by children and adults eager to try their hands at test driving a da Vinci Surgical System, a.k.a. da Vinci robot. There was even a surgeon on call to answer questions and discuss his own experience , performing the first robotic kidney transplant. The demonstration was all part of a Liberty Science Center educational segment that that partners with New Jersey hospitals including Atlantic Health System and Saint Barnabas Health System to introduce children to medical technology such as robotic surgery.

2 thoughts on “Kids try their hands at robotics, da Vinci style

  1. agenturvier says:

    I find, it is a good demonstration to introduce kids in the medical technology of the Robotic technology. I ask myself, only which kids are interested in the medical technology? This is rather something for medicine students in the first semestre.

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