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Mustache Implants Increasing In Popularity

10/30/2013, Facial hair is something the majority of men are both gifted and cursed with as many of us can take a quick nap to find a full bush sitting above our upper lip, while there are those who have tried for several years, but can’t even achieve a short...

Doctors Play Super Monkey Ball 2 To Prepare Them For Surgery

10/15/2013, When doctors are preparing for their upcoming surgery, you probably think they’re studying all kinds of charts and diagrams as they carefully cut away at their slices of breakfast ham. Getting both their hands and minds ready for the upcoming task...

Robot Treats Brain Clots Using Steerable Needles

08/09/2013, Robots do come in pretty handy if they are programmed in the right manner and are headed in the correct direction of course, such as the SkySweeper which is 3D printed and intends to help lower the cost of inspecting power lines, while there is also a...

Robot Arm Breaks Off In Patient During Surgery

03/27/2013, Getting a robot to perform surgery on you might sound like a good idea, especially when you have the kind of medical technology at your disposal, such as the one seen in the movie Prometheus. Well, that works only when everything in said robot works well,...

Artificial lungs can replace our regular lungs in the future

07/26/2011, It’s amazing how far technology has come, back in the day who would’ve thought that we’d be able to replace our malfunctioning lungs with an artificial lung? Some researchers at the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) have come up...

World’s first double leg transplant carried out in Spain

07/11/2011, Some surgeons in Spain announced that they’ve completed the world’s first double-leg transplant earlier today. While the results of the operation aren’t conclusive yet, it is a noteworthy achievement for Pedro Cavadas who has performed...

Blinky the Surgeonator robot turns 5

06/09/2011, Everybody deserves a birthday party – even if you weren’t “born” but created instead. Which is the case with Blinky the Surgeonator. This highly advanced robot that has been responsible for performing over 400 pediatric robot assisted...

iPod Touch used to aid joint replacement surgeries

04/20/2011, In the ever expanding field of technology being used in medicine, we know that the iPad has been pretty much a staple of every doctor today. But what about its smaller and less talked about brethren, the iPod Touch? Well the folks over at Smith &...

Bored surgeon makes paper plane the size of a penny

04/01/2011, When you’re a surgeon working in a hospital, and there’s a downtime where you have no patients to operate on, what do you do? You hone your surgery skills by practicing with surgical robotic hands of course. And that’s just what Dr....

SimQuest to release open-incision surgical simulator

03/29/2011, While they say practice makes perfect but in the realm of surgery, you don’t really have a lot to practice with. What surgeons in training have to practice on right now are live patients or animals, and usually living things are not subjects you...

Kinect used to perform surgery

01/19/2011, It’s time to add one more item to the ever growing list of things you can do with a Kinect. Previously all we had were fun hacks to play games differently. Now, a group of students from the University of Washington have put forward a more useful way...