How Star Trek Changed the World - Non-Invasive Surgery

Publication/Creation Date
Julian Jones (contributor)
Discovery Channel Canada (contributor)
William Shatner (contributor)
Gene Roddenberry (creator)
John Adler (contributor)
Media Type
Television Show
Persuasive Intent
Dr. John Adler, a Stanford University brain surgeon, discusses how Star Trek inspired him to create the Cyber Knife, a device that allows surgeons to non-invasively remove tumors from a patient.
HCI Platform
Location on Body
Entire Body, Brain

Date archived
March 16 2014
Last edited
August 30 2018
How to cite this entry
Gene Roddenberry. (2005). "How Star Trek Changed the World - Non-Invasive Surgery". How Star Trek Changed The World. Fabric of Digital Life.