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This robot is better at soft-tissue surgery than a human

A newly developed robot is capable of performing soft-tissue surgery, and indeed performed better on tests than a human surgeon.

By 5 May 2016


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


Millennials admit using phones to avoid talking to people

Technically Incorrect: A new study suggests that holiday gatherings mean that millennials will use their phones strategically to avoid Uncle Bilbo.

By 4 July 2016


Man lives for over a year without a heart in his body

A patient in dire need of a heart transplant lived for 17 months with an external artificial heart he carried around in a backpack.

By 8 June 2016


Hold the phone: Guy swallows cellphone, immediately regrets it

An Irish prisoner has had surgery to remove the mini mobile phone, but so many questions remain.

By 20 May 2016


'Crowd Control,' part 13: An accidental tourist in a Utopian Mexico

Next in CNET's crowdsourced sci-fi novel, our heroic experimental quantum theorist comes to terms with where her long journey has taken her -- to a place that's an awful lot like Mexico City, but even more like heaven.

By 1 June 2016


Man receives nation's first penis transplant

Surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston are "cautiously optimistic" that their patient will regain function after losing his penis to cancer in 2012 and receiving a transplant earlier this month.

By 17 May 2016


​How to avoid 'text neck'

Using your phone can be a pain in the neck. Here's how to relieve some of the pressure.

By 26 May 2016


Virtual Reality 101: Your guide to VR

Here's everything you need to know about what VR is and how it will affect your life in the near future.

By 25 May 2016


Google patents device that you inject into your eyeball

Forget laser surgery. If Google has a say in it, we'll soon be injecting devices into our eyes to help improve our vision.

By 29 April 2016