Robot pilots may someday fly passenger and cargo planes
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Robot pilots may someday fly passenger and cargo planes

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Think of it as the airborne cousin to the self-driving car: a robot in the cockpit to help human pilots fly passengers and cargo — and eventually even replace them. The government and industry are collaborating on a program that seeks to replace the second human pilot in two-person flight crews … Continue reading

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Robot stitches tissue by itself, a step to more automated OR
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Robot stitches tissue by itself, a step to more automated OR

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting stitched up by Dr. Robot may one day be reality: Scientists have created a robotic system that did just that in living animals without a real doctor pulling the strings. Much like engineers are designing self-driving cars, Wednesday’s research is part of a move toward autonomous surgical robots, removing the surgeon’s … Continue reading