9/27/06

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Doctors Perform Zero-Gravity Surgery

Now THIS is cool science.
Discovery Channel :: News - Health :: Doctors Perform Zero-Gravity Surgery: "Sept. 27, 2006 — A French medical team hailed as a success pioneering surgery Wednesday on a man in near zero-gravity conditions on a flight looping in the air like a roller coaster to mimic weightlessness.

The five-man team of doctors and a patient landed safely at an airport in southwest France after a three-hour flight, but the mid-air surgery to remove a cyst from the man's arm took only about 10 minutes.

Chief surgeon Dominique Martin said the near zero-gravity operation, the first ever on a human, was not technically difficult, but was aimed at breaking a barrier in medical expertise."
More at Discovery Channel.
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2 comments:

  1. okay what the heck was that!
    the don't join the army thing... with moaning women!

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  2. It's actually the navy ad. It should drop off my front page soon.

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