robotics

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A small company in Ithaca, led by a 19-year-old entrepreneur, has a robot they say can clean floors and will make beds. The robot is still in prototype stage, but the team behind Maidbot is hoping to bring the “Rosie” from The Jetsons-type machine onto the market within the next year.

University of Rochester Medical Center

The use of surgical robots has increased by more than 400 percent in the US over the past six years. But a new study published in the Journal for Healthcare Quality suggests that there’s underreporting of complications resulting from robotic surgeries.

Robot-assisted surgery is a minimally-invasive method in which a small incision allows remote-controlled instruments to be inserted into the body. The instruments are then controlled during the procedure by the surgeon using a console.

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Industrial robots are going to create a whole lot of jobs according to a new report.