Treating patients with spinal cord injuries has always been a tricky process, especially in those with limited mobility. But physicians and researchers have made headway with treatment programs that rely on robotics, namely exoskeletons, that have resulted in patients regaining some movement back. 34 more words
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Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Ethicon is using “intricate legal gymnastics” to sidestep California’s restrictions on non-compete agreements, aiming to prevent its employees from hiring on with Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG), the robot-assisted surgery company alleged last week in a lawsuit. 106 more words
Medrobotics is a private corporation that specializes in developing surgical technology. Their newest innovation lies with their Flex Robotics System, a snake-like robot that can contort into the shape of human orifices, making surgeries quicker, easier, and more affordable as we move past invasive procedures. 7 more words
Radical changes in employment patterns are on the way as artificial intelligence takes on many routine, repetitive tasks currently performed by people.
For decades movies have warned of intelligent machines taking our lives while ignoring a more plausible near-future threat: that they will take our jobs. 2,466 more words
Mazor Robotics (NSDQ:MZOR) said today that the unveiling last month of its Mazor X robot-assisted spine surgery platform triggered the 2nd step in a 3-stage equity deal with Medtronic (NYSE:MDT). 107 more words