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Students whip up Operation-playing robots

Ryan Block, @ryan

We know the Hippocratic Oath is kind of implied in Asimov's Three Laws, so we're kind of cleared for takeoff when it comes to robots performing surgery on us hapless meatbags. But we imagine no such laws or oaths apply to robots developed by UBC physics students, whose final exam is to build the best machine for playing a life-sized game of Operation. And not a moment too soon, because this case of writer's block is totally killing us -- so we'll just end the post here.

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