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Watch a man play guitar while undergoing brain surgery

Technically Incorrect: A Brazilian man undergoes brain surgery while playing a Beatles song on his guitar. Because, what else is he going to do?

By 4 June 2015


Robot can perform brain surgery through the patient's cheek

A surgical robot can perform corrective epilepsy brain surgery in a much safer and less invasive way.

By 21 October 2014


George the goldfish gets life-saving tumor surgery

The complex procedure "went swimmingly," according to a statement from the Australian animal hospital where the operation took place.

By 17 September 2014


Violinist has brain surgery, fiddles throughout

Professional musician Roger Frisch played his violin during brain surgery to correct hand tremors so that surgeons could gauge its efficacy.

By 18 August 2014


Woman has surgery to make hands look better in selfies

A New York woman reportedly spends $3,000 to alter her veiny, red knuckles. She just got engaged, after all.

By 16 August 2014


Nintendo CEO to miss shareholders meeting after surgery

Satoru Iwata is recovering from surgery to remove a tumor but is already handling some work while on the mend.

By 25 June 2014


Doctor accused of frequent sexting during surgery

A Washington state anesthesiologist and surgeon is reportedly suspended after allegedly risking patient safety due to his alleged telephonic habits.

By 11 June 2014


'The Martian' gives Matt Damon's spaceman too much space (review)

Ridley Scott's adaptation of Andy Weir's hit novel is nerdy fun but lacks the dramatic rocket fuel to really blast off.

By 23 September 2015


Bar fined for serving liquid nitrogen drink that led to teen having stomach removed

Technically Incorrect: A UK bar is reportedly fined about 100,000 pounds ($155,000) for serving a woman a very unsafe science-based drink in 2012.

By 20 September 2015


Unboiled eggs and mammal bladders: The Ig Nobel Prize goes to...

This year's winners include an experiment that unboiled an egg, a study that tested how long it takes mammals to empty their bladders and other strange breakthroughs that sound like bar bets.

By 20 September 2015