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From Da Vinci robosurgeons to helpful nursebots , robots are becoming commonplace in hospitals the world over -- and now researchers at Duke University have developed a rudimentary tabletop robot that uses 3D ultrasound technology to detect a 'lesion' in a simulated sponge breast, pinpoint its exac

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February 11, 2009 at 1:36PM
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Although the Sensei robot at St. Mary's Hospital in London may just be \"one of four in the world,\" it certainly joins a packed crowd of mechanical colleagues that have been doing this whole \"operation\" bit for quite some time. As with most similar alternatives, this one operates (quite literally, ac

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While we're still a bit wary about letting a robotic M.D. get to work on our operating table, we certainly wouldn't trust those two-timing humanoids to sufficiently repair one of their own. Thankfully, the US Army seemingly agrees, as the volunteer-staffed Joint Repair Facility at Camp Victory provi

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