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Robotic surgery is no better than the alternative, but it is more expensive

Robotic surgery might be a growing trend among hospitals around the world, but it isn't any better than conventional approaches, according to new research. Not to mention that robo-procedures are significantly more expensive than the alternatives.<p>Researchers at Johns Hopkins looked at data from …

9 recommendations to control high blood pressure - Futurity

New guidelines for managing high blood pressure contain nine recommendations and a treatment flow chart to help doctors treat patients with …

Diabetes

Nigeria Shows Off Its First Drone

Good flight and Goodluck.<p>Behold the GULMA. Unveiled by Nigerian President Jonathan Goodluck on Monday, the GULMA is the country's first locally designed drone. The drone bears a passing resemblance to the Falco ES used by the United Nations, and it should function in much the same way: as a flying …

Africa

Sony a7R: A Rising Tide Lifts All the Boats?

I have to admit I didn’t get too worked up when the Sony A7 and A7R were released. The last time I wrote about Sony it was how there were so few …

The 10 Most Popular Compact Camera Systems among Our Readers

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Review: Sony A7

The big box arrived on my doorstep about a month ago. Inside rested the Sony A7, one of the company’s latest offerings that has shifted the industry. …

New Apps and Websites That Will Change the Way You Travel in 2014

<i>By Karen Dion</i><p>There are so many new apps and websites to help us micromanage every aspect of our travel. In compiling a best-of list, we wondered where to even begin! We tried to keep it simple: Here are some of our favorites from the last year that will save you money and/or stress when planning …

Apps

Brazil is snubbing Boeing in a jet deal after NSA spying soured relations

Today Brazil’s government announced it won’t buy $4.5 billion worth of US fighter jets in a move attributed to anger over controversial US intelligence-gathering that targeted Brazilian citizens and officials, including president Dilma Rousseff.<p>The Brazilian government’s official statements pointed …

Brazil