Medical robots

One of the best things about robots is they never get sick – but they can be programmed to pretend that they are sick, like the android patient that a Japanese team have developed to provide realistic simulations of ailments for med students to diagnose.


Further medical robotics news comes in the form of a delightful story about a two centimeter long device designed for swimmming around in a patient’s gastrointestinal tract to diagnose and treat ailments. I feel better already!