Next time we need a surgeon to rearrange some nerve endings or install tiny metal pins in our joints, we know who to turn to: Dr. James Porter,
a Seattle-based doctor who just so happens to have some spectacular robotic
assistance. To demonstrate the precision of the Swedish Medical Center’s
surgery bots, Porter took a little time off from life-saving procedures
to relax and build a paper airplane. And no, this isn’t a normal paper
airplane: it’s a teensy-tiny airplane about half an inch across.
da Vinci Surgical System
sure earns its name with the best mini paper airplane we’ve ever seen.
Bonus video: Porter painting someone’s fingernails with the same