Da Vinci’s first plane

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Not Leonardo though – although as you can see above, he had some pretty nifty ideas about flying too. In this case, we’re talking about the Da Vinci robot, designed with surgery in mind. Dr. James Porter, doctor from Seattle shows off what this baby can do in the right hands – folding a very tiny paper plane. Check out the video after the break. 

Learn more about the Da Vinci system over here

via Engadget


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