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Performing brain surgery without a scalpel - Hyunsoo Joshua No

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Every year, tens of thousands of people have brain surgery without a single incision: there’s no scalpel, no operating table, and the patient loses no blood. Instead, this procedure uses a machine that emits invisible beams of light at a precise target inside the brain. So how exactly does this treatment work? And what does it do to the tumors it targets? Hyunsoo No explains radiosurgery.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Hyunsoo Joshua No
  • Director Luísa Holanda
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Storyboard Artist Luísa Holanda
  • Animator Maurício Canterle, Felipe Urbanetto
  • Compositor Gabriel Maia
  • Art Director Luísa Holanda
  • Sound Designer Gabriel Maia
  • Music Gabriel Maia
  • Hype Executive Producer Gabriel Garcia
  • Hype Line Producer Taíla Soliman
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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