Tarry for the Nonce

September 28, 2006

Ow! My Eye!

Filed under: Science — lmwalker @ 4:21 pm

I only skimmed the article, so I’m not sure why a weightless surgery would be an advantage. It seems to me that the parabolic flight would make the surgical instruments fly hither and yon.

Nonetheless, it’s cool that we can do it.


1 Comment

  1. So the doctors can work on the space monkeys… i.e. when people inhabit the orbital space station, they’ll need doctors to perform surgery… how else will we move towards a Star Trek like future?!

    “Dammit Jim, I’m a Doctor not a Doctor… oh wait a minute.” -Bones

    Comment by Andrew P. — October 2, 2006 @ 3:55 am

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