In the following video Dr. Norihiko Ishikawa from the Department of Telesurgery and Geomedicine at the University of Kanazawa uses the da Vinci robotic surgical system to fold origami cranes. Research like this could only have been performed in a Japanese environment, and we in the Occident can simply watch and learn.
We are anxiously looking forward to a 3D telerobotic bonsai pruning session.
Flashbacks: da Vinci Robot Surgery System ; Robots for Prostate Cancer
(hat tip: Pink Tentacle)