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Do Surgical Robots Need a Second Opinion?
So far it does not look like "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." (April 02, 2014)

From Disability to Ability: Can Robotics Make the Leap?
Making the next-generation prosthetics both available and affordable. (March 30, 2014)

Exoskeleton Startup Cyberdyne Surges in Trading Debut
Cyberdyne, a maker of exoskeletons, had a strong debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Mothers market for start-ups, surging 159% to close at 9,600 yen. It was the second-best first day performance among Japan IPOs in 2014. (March 26, 2014)

Google Strikes Again: Robot Pill from Rani Therapeutics
No more needles! Prolific inventor has created a robotic pill to replace injectable drugs (February 18, 2014)

$4M for PillPack as Robots Reinvent Retail Pharmacy
The errors in human prescription dispensing are appalling…and frightening. (February 16, 2014)

Globus Medical Acquires Excelsius Surgical
Globus Medical, Inc. has acquired Excelsius Surgical, which is developing a robotic surgical aid. (February 06, 2014)

Robots in Washington on Lincoln’s Birthday
When a conference becomes a movement. (January 31, 2014)

The Importance of Being Thailand
Thailand sits in an enviable position to take a commanding leadership role in ASEAN robotics (January 26, 2014)

In Our Own Image: 3D Bioprinting Ourselves
3-D printing in medicine will grow into a $1.9 billion industry. (January 25, 2014)

RoboEarth Robot Delivers Pringles to Mock Patient Room
Lightweight and cheap robots with most of the computing offloaded to the cloud (January 17, 2014)

Ekso Bionics Goes Public, Raises $20.6M
IPO structured as reverse merger; closed sale of 20.58M units at $1.00, (January 15, 2014)

Dutch with First Demo of WWW for Robots
Team is ready to showcase RoboEarth through a demonstrator that includes four robots. (January 15, 2014)

Mitsui Invests Additional $3M in Aethon
Additional cash augments a $4M investment from 2012 (January 13, 2014)

Exclusive Interview: Gurvinder Virk Explains Brand New ISO 13482
Groundbreaking ISO 13482 expected to drive commercialization of personal care robots, especially abroad. (January 09, 2014)

New International Standards Boon to Personal Care Robotics
New SO Standards open personal care robotics to mainstream adoption (January 09, 2014)



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