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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 June 4, 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 October 20, 2014


New Shepard rocket makes history, and we're excited about it (Tomorrow Daily 277 show notes)

It might not have spent time officially in geostationary transfer orbit, but Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket successfully landed after a trip to space. That's big news for anyone hoping for a ride toward the stars someday, since reusable rockets mean much cheaper costs for commercial space flight.

By November 24, 2015


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 September 16, 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 August 17, 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 August 15, 2014


Game on (and on and on): How I survived a 24-hour gaming marathon

Could you play video and board games for 24 hours straight? CNET's Danny Gallagher did just that and kept a bleary-eyed diary as evidence for his next of kin.

By November 10, 2015


Soft robotic hand gives out humanlike handshakes (Tomorrow Daily 264 show notes)

Rob Schraff's soft robotics project features a humanoid hand with the ability to shake hands with a human and adjust its hold based on the person's grip.

By October 26, 2015


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 June 24, 2014


Will robots run the restaurant of the future?

RoboHow has trained robots to make pancakes and pizza. Now they've trained a robotic maitre d'hotel to take an order and relay it to the robotic chefs.

By October 12, 2015