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Is Time Growing Short for Human Surgeons?

Is Time Growing Short for Human Surgeons?

Reuters reports that "within five years, one in three U.S. surgeries - more than double current levels - is expected to be performed with robotic systems, with surgeons sitting at computer consoles guiding mechanical arms.

Robot Hand Teaches Itself How to Get a Grip

Robot Hand Teaches Itself How to Get a Grip

This University of Washington built a five-fingered robot hand that uses machine learning to teach itself how to grasp and manipulate objects on its own, rather than having humans program its actions.