“For robots to revolutionise surgery, he said, they need to be versatile, easy to use and small so that surgical staff can move them around the operating room or between operating theatres, or pack them away when they are not being used. “Our robot does all of this and is the first robotic arm to be designed specifically for laparoscopic surgery,” Frost said.”
—Ellis, Rachel. “UK scientists create world’s smallest surgical robot to start a hospital revolution.” The Guardian. August 19, 2017.