NASA Is Working On An Implantable Surgical Robot For Space Missions

A nightmare scenario for astronauts on a future mission to Mars involves the sudden need to perform emergency surgery. In anticipation of this, researchers are currently developing a tiny robot that will accompany such missions — one that will perform delicate procedures inside the body. » 4/02/14 12:30pm 4/02/14 12:30pm

Robots aren't any better at performing surgery, they just cost more

Robots may be gaining an edge in package delivery, perhaps even telemarketing, but a new study says that surgeries performed using robots aren't any more successful than traditional surgical methods. What they are, however, is more expensive. » 12/19/13 7:00am 12/19/13 7:00am