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Human head transplant just two years away, surgeon claims

Surgeon Sergio Canavero will be embarking on a project to implement the world's first human head transplant.

By February 25, 2015


How robots could be your future surgeons

Doctors have been using robotics to assist with surgery for a couple of decades. But now, they're experimenting with teaching the robots to do more surgical tasks on their own. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on how surgeries in the future could be performed.

By February 4, 2015


Woman sues plastic surgeon for posting images of 'cocaine nose'

Plaintiff says she reasonably expected privacy when she went to get her nose fixed. Instead, it was allegedly put online.

By July 30, 2014


3D printing helps surgeons save 5-year-old's life

Spanish surgeons frustrated by a young boy's seemingly inoperable tumor turn to 3D printing to tackle the challenging operation.

By July 3, 2014


Brain surgeon: There's no point wearing bicycle helmets

A British brain surgeon says cycle helmets are too flimsy and can actually create more danger by creating the illusion of greater safety.

By June 1, 2014


I experienced five completely different takes on virtual worlds at Oculus Connect

The Oculus Connect Conference offered our first glimpse at new hardware, but there were quite a few games to try, too.

By September 25, 2015


Cancer patient receives 3D-printed sternum and ribs

In the first surgical operation of its kind, a cancer patient has been fitted with a 3D-printed titanium sternum and ribs.

By September 10, 2015


US carrier to be first to field-test crazy-fast 5G wireless

Verizon expects "some level of commercial deployment" to begin in 2017 for next-generation wireless. That's much earlier than the common industry belief that 2020 will mark the start.

By September 8, 2015


See who scored points in the GOP debate, according to Google

The search giant tracked which candidates had America running to the keyboard. Did any of them trump Trump?

By August 6, 2015


Surgeon uses Google Glass to get critical data

Part of your doctor's prep routine for surgery could one day include putting on Google Glass. CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes us inside an operating room at UCSF in San Francisco for a look at how doctors are using Glass during surgery.

By January 15, 2014