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Robot surgeons steer smoothly with help from magnet-free motor

The front of a white magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine.

A magnetic resonance imaging machine has a powerful magnetic field that could turn a robot with an ordinary motor into a dangerous projectile. Credit: Alain Jocard/AFP via Getty

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Nature 606, 230 (2022)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-01485-6

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  1. Hofstetter, L. W. et al. Commun. Eng. 1, 4 (2022).

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