Your next surgeon is a robot
Posted on: 16 Jan 2013
You are about to undergo a pretty complicated heart operation, and as you drift into sleep induced by anesthetic drugs the surgeaon appears before you. No, it is not a masked and white coated human being you expected but a robot with scalpels and other tools in its mechanical hands. No this is not a scene from a science fiction movie, but real life happenings in some prestigious hospitals in the U.S. and Europe. Cardiac and cancer patients are operated upon by robots! To get a picture of the things to come read this article from Fortune magazine.