Medical Robot Performs Simulated Biopsy, Expands Possibilities of Medical Technology

Feb 12, 2009 Full story: 10

Scientists have moved a step closer to creating robots that can conduct routine medical procedures on their own.

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buddy guy

United States

#1 Feb 12, 2009
OK This is very cool and promising. It's even better than sliced bread.

Portland, OR

#2 Feb 12, 2009
Um, I don't want a robot performing surgery on me. No thanks.

Laramie, WY

#3 Feb 12, 2009
It's great that the use of robots in surgery can actually help shorten a person's recovery time.

“Apply directly until it hurts”

Since: May 07

San Jose, CA

#4 Feb 12, 2009
Whatever happened to the future predicted by the Jetsons cartoon series? As a child I thought science-type people would help create a world of comfort and leisure.

Seattle, WA

#5 Feb 13, 2009
i thought it was incredible that there was a robot capable of sweeping my floor. oh i am so naive.

New York, NY

#6 Feb 13, 2009
Exact results, free of the possible missteps and mistakes of a human hand? What's not to like?

New York, NY

#7 Feb 17, 2009
Dean wrote:
Exact results, free of the possible missteps and mistakes of a human hand? What's not to like?
what about the mistakes of a robot hand?

New York, NY

#8 Feb 24, 2009
Seriously. NO! I don't like a doctor's hands touching my body, but i like cold metal robot hands less. And how is a robot going to defend itself in court when there's a malpractice suit? eh?

Waterford, WI

#9 Apr 19, 2012
any main facts on medical robots for 6th graders?
Billy Bob

Shelby, OH

#10 Dec 17, 2012
This answer was not very helpful. Not enough god damn information. Thanks byebye honey boo boo.

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