Robots are coming for jobs in hospitals. Which ones will they take over first? The post An Autonomous Robot Won't Replace Your Surgeon Anytime Soon appeared first on WIRED.
An autonomous robot has successfully operated on soft tissues for the first time, and may soon be doing common surgeries on the appendix and gall bladder
Blood tests could help doctors identify people who are at risk of severe depressive episodes, and enable them to tailor more effective treatments
Human embryos are surviving ever longer in labs. Any review of political limits on culturing them must fit the biological facts, says Jane Maienschein
Three recently discovered nearby exoplanets may not be as habitable as they first looked, as their hot young star could have left them high and dry
Planetary scientists are struggling to figure out how a massive cloud appeared high above Mars in 2012, but now they may have an answer
Theranos is a complicated, secretive company caught up in a fascinating, confusing scandal about medical accuracy and ethics. Let's start at the beginning. The post Everything You Need to Know About the Theranos Saga So Far appeared first on WIRED.
As the physicist and TV presenter becomes a fellow of the Royal Society, he tells us why everyone needs science, about his Apollo heroes – and being impersonated
Many dogs are obese, and Labradors have the highest rate of obesity – mutations in a gene linked to hunger in humans could be to blame
In this scene from Return of the Jedi, a Super Star Destroyer crashes into the Death Star. What can we learn from a physics analysis of this event? The post Happy May the 4th! Let's Break Down a Super Star Destroyer's Super Death appeared first on WIRED.