Tool-wielding robots crawl in bodies for surgery

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In this April 18, 2012, photo, Carnegie Mellon University professor Howie Choset stands behind a robot demonstrating how it climbs up a tubular armature at their lab on campus in Pittsburgh. Scientists and doctors are using the creeping metallic tools to perform surgery on hearts, prostate cancer and other diseased organs. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)