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Would You Trust a Robot Surgeon to Operate on You? – IEEE Spectrum

Precise and dexterous surgical robots may take over the operating room Source: Would You Trust a Robot Surgeon to Operate on You? – IEEE Spectrum

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Researchers hijack teleoperated surgical robot: Remote surgery hacking threats | Computerworld

Security researchers launched cyberattacks against a teleoperated surgical robot; they easily hijacked the Raven II robot during surgery and launched a denial-of-service attack that stopped the robot and made it impossible for a surgeon to remotely operate. Source: Researchers hijack … Continue reading

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Hospital tests lag time for robotic surgery 1,200 miles away from doctor | Computerworld

The ability to control robots over great distances is now being tested for remote procedures, which may allow doctors to operate hundreds or even thousands of miles away from their patients. Source: Hospital tests lag time for robotic surgery 1,200 … Continue reading

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Report: For heart surgery, robot beats a surgeon | Computerworld

A University of Maryland study found that the use of a robot to perform heart surgery leads to fewer complications and a shorter hospital stay than depending only on a surgeo Source: Report: For heart surgery, robot beats a surgeon … Continue reading

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A robot will likely assist in your future surgery | Computerworld

Robots that can minimize damage to tissue with sub-millimeter accuracy and allow surgeons to operate on patients remotely are expected to be a $6.4 billion industry by 2020. Source: A robot will likely assist in your future surgery | Computerworld

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Hacking the Human OS – IEEE Spectrum

Medicine has always sought to understand the human body’s operating system. Now, with biometric sensors and big data analytics, we’re learning how to fix the bugs Source: Hacking the Human OS – IEEE Spectrum

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