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Remote surgeons promise to save lives in remote communities, war zones, and disaster-stricken areas. On a hot morning this past June, our research group at the University of Washington, in Seattle, crammed into two cargo vans and drove 2000 kilometers south to the rangeland north of Simi valle, in soutwestern California. In the back of one of our vans was our latest cration: a prototype surgical robot ...

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