Film Screenings – Robot Revolution

Date: 19 November 2009, 6.30-9pm
Venue: Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeon, 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PE
Tel: 020 7869 6560
Fax: 020 7869 6564
Organiser: Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons

Enter a world of space-age hospitals entirely run by a computer with a rare English language screening of the anime ‘U-18 Knew’ featuring the anti-hero and genius surgeon Black Jack, the creation of Manga master Osamu Tezuka. Afterwards discover the reality behind the fantasy as a surgeon and experts in biomedical engineering discuss the current and future capabilities of medical robots. They will challenge some misconceptions and allay our fears, as well as demonstrating some of the technologies featured in the exhibition Sci-Fi Surgery: Medical Robots. The discussion will be facilitated by Gareth Mitchell, presenter of ‘Digital Planet’. The exhibition and the Hunterian Museum will be open throughout the evening from 6pm.

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