Surgeons operating on patients while controlling robotic arms could become a new norm in hospitals.
Robotic surgeons set to spark 'revolution in health care'
“Global science missing a piece if Iranians don’t participate”
By David Adam *
Science under maximum pressure in Iran
When faced with a threat, hormones flood our bodies in preparation either for battle or a quick escape — what's commonly known as the 'fight-or-flight' response.
Bizarre discovery shows bones could be triggering 'fight-or-flight' response
Unseeable and inescapable, black holes already rank among the more sinister phenomena out in the cosmos. So it may come as disconcerting news that the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way appears to be growing hungrier.
Black hole at center of galaxy is getting hungrier, say scientists
Security researchers from the Finnish cyber security and privacy company F-Secure have issued a stark warning that cyberattacks on Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices are now accelerating at an unprecedented rate.
Billions of connected devices at risk as IoT cyberattacks surge 300%: Report
Two years ago, one freezing December night on a California rooftop, a tiny light shone weakly with a little help from the freezing night air. It wasn't a very bright glow. But it was enough to demonstrate the possibility of generating renewable power after the Sun goes down.
Brand new renewable technology harnesses electricity from cold, dark night
The next time you come across a rat darting furtively for cover, consider this: It might just want to have a playful game of hide-and-seek.
Hide and squeak: Scientists reveal playful lives of rats
A newly discovered comet hurtling toward the orbit of Mars has scientists scurrying to confirm whether it came from outside the Solar System, a likely prospect that would make it the second such interstellar object observed in our planetary neighborhood.
Newfound comet likely an 'interstellar visitor,' scientists say
Scientists have known for decades that the universe is expanding, but research in the past few years has shaken up calculations on the speed of growth — raising tricky questions about theories of the cosmos.
How fast is the universe expanding? The mystery endures

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