futurism

Surgeons Use Self-Navigating Robot To Find Leaky Valve In Pig Hearts

Surgeons Use Self-Navigating Robot To Find Leaky Valve In Pig Hearts

During a recent experiment at Boston Children’s Hospital, bioengineers used a robotic catheter to reach a leaky valve inside pig hearts. But get this — the device was completely autonomous, navigating through the heart all by itself and without the benefit of a surgeon’s guiding hand. Welcome to the future…

Thank God Phones Are Getting Weird Again

Thank God Phones Are Getting Weird Again

Smartphones have been boring for years. They’re just glass rectangles that connect to the internet and take photos. When you rub on the screen, you can do other stuff like text your friends or play music. New smartphones are increasingly bigger and slicker than their predecessors, but really, they all…