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Now, a robotic way to hassle-free surgeries


May 21st, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Four finger-tip sized incisions, four robotic arms, including a camera eye snaking inside, the magnified image of the visceral organs being watched on a screen ... Read more...

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NASA to launch new mission to Mars Saturday


November 24th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) A nuclear-powered Rover - bigger than a Maruti car - which will embark on a nine-month journey to Mars to examine whether the red planet has ... Read more...

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Robotic surgery removes hard-to-reach throat cancer


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Robotic surgery has become a mainstream tool for removing an ever-increasing variety of head and neck tumors. Now, a team of surgeons from Mayo Clinic has ... Read more...

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Frozen ovary tissue put back into infertile woman


March 28th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) A woman, who become infertile after chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer, has had frozen ovary tissue inserted back into her by a robot in a pioneering ... Read more...

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Brit woman is world’s first to have frozen ovary tissue implanted back


March 28th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): A British woman, who suffered breast cancer and was left infertile after undergoing chemotherapy, has become the first in the world to have frozen ovary tissue inserted back ... Read more...

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World’s first robotic rotary dairy does the job of a farmer


November 12th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 12 (ANI): Leaving the bed at the crack of dawn could soon become a thing of the past for Oz dairy farmers-thanks to a new robotic rotary dairy that does ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Universal’ robotic hand runs on coffee and party balloons!


October 26th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Researchers from Cornell University, University of Chicago and iRobot have created a versatile robotic gripper using ground coffee and a latex party balloon.They call it a universal ... Read more...

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Surgeon DaVinci meets anaesthetist McSleepy in first all-robo operation


October 20th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): In the world's first all-robotic operation, surgical robot DaVinci and anaesthesia robot, nicknamed McSleepy performed a surgery on a prostatectomy patient at the Montreal General Hospital."Collaboration between DaVinci, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Missing Teen’s Body Found Near A Califf Landfill


August 6th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The remains of a missing teenager have been discovered from a landfill near Califf, said the authorities on Thursday.The pregnant teenager Anyssia Katherine Escamilla, ... Read more...

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AIIMS doctor pilots India’s first robot-assisted surgery (Feature, With Images)


May 6th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Anindya Rai Verman New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) He looks like an airplane pilot in his cockpit. Except that he is a surgeon and he isn't in a cockpit. This pilot in ... Read more...

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Now a friendly neighbourhood ‘Robonaut 2′ that works alongside humans


February 5th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): NASA and General Motors have unveiled robots that may soon work alongside humans in space and on earth.The robots have been invented with the intention of lending a ... Read more...

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Robotic hand facilitates rhythmic surgery on beating heart


December 11th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) A computerised 3D model will facilitate heart surgery in synchrony with its beats, thanks to a novel robotic hand. The robotic technology predicts the movement of each heartbeat, enabling ... Read more...

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Robotic surgery feasible in removal of tumours


April 24th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Robot-assisted surgery appears feasible for treatment of selected head and neck cancers, according to a new report. "Since the introduction of the surgical robot in 1999, robot-assisted cardiac, gynecologic ... Read more...

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ISS, Discovery astronauts get solar panel in place


March 19th, 2009 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (DPA) Astronauts were steering a new solar panel into place using robotic arms Wednesday ahead of a spacewalk to install the segment aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The panel ... Read more...

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Second phase of Brahmos development programme to be launched Tuesday


February 9th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will launch the second phase of the cruise missile maker Brahmos Aerospace's development programme here Tuesday, a top official said Monday.In the second phase, ... Read more...

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Mind power can revive paralysed limbs


October 16th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Experimenting with monkeys, scientists have shown that the primates could successfully move paralysed limbs via brain implant with mobile electrodes.Such artificial re-routing of brain may pave the ... Read more...

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Indian-American sets record in robot assisted surgery


August 19th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian-American urologic surgeon Ashok Hemal and colleagues have performed more robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery to repair abnormal openings between the bladder and vagina known as fistulas than any ... Read more...

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Surgeons harness robotic surgery for kidney cancer


July 29th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A team of surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center are utilising the benefits of robotic surgery, including reduced pain and quicker recovery, for kidney cancer.Drs. ... Read more...

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Rock structures in British Columbian lake may hold vital clues to history of life on Earth


June 17th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Scientists will take the help of single person submersibles to retrieve samples from a lake (Pavillion) in northern British Columbia that may hold vital clues to the ... Read more...

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Phoenix Mars Lander finds possible ice on Red Planet


June 17th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander has uncovered a patch of what may be ice on the border of a polygon-shaped section of soil in the northern plains of ... Read more...

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Now, mobile robotic arms to manipulate objects with UMan


June 8th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Though robots moving around, doing household chores and fighting like humans is something limited to sci-fi films, scientists are trying hard to build androids that simulate humans ... Read more...

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Phoenix Mars Lander returns images, puts tools to work on Red Planet


May 30th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander, which touched down on the surface of the Red Planet on May 26, is returning more detailed images of Mars and is now ... Read more...

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Polar robot system vies for top tech prize


May 14th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
London , May 14 (ANI): A robot system conceptualised to guard millions of biological samples in sub-zero temperatures, will be competing for the MacRobert Award this year.The Polar system has been ... Read more...

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US space shuttle Endeavour lifts off


March 11th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, March 11 (Xinhua) US space shuttle Endeavour lifted off early Tuesday from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, NASA TV reported. "All systems are working well ... Endeavour is making its ... Read more...

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