Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > News > 'Robots to conduct surgeries by 2018'

February 27th, 2007

'Robots to conduct surgeries by 2018'

Abstract:
The batteries in mobile phones will last for as long as two months with a one-time charge by 2012. Information technology will evolve into a level that one can detect coffee aromas on the internet by 2015. Robots might well conduct simple surgical operations by 2018. These predictions come from head of the Information Ministry's IT Policy Division, Yoo Pil-gye.

The nation excelled in the networks field, with an index of 85.1 out of 100, but lagged behind in the IT service convergence sector with a 61.7 score.

"This clearly means we need to enhance our technology level in IT, biotechnology, nanotechnology as well as IT-based medicine, IT-based architecture and IT-based national defense. We need wise, well-balanced R&D strategies based on timely forecasts and proper consumer analyses," he said.

Source:
koreaherald.co.kr

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Possible Futures

Virus structure inspires novel understanding of onion-like carbon nanoparticles April 10th, 2014

Local girl does good March 22nd, 2014

Surface Characteristics Influence Cellular Growth on Semiconductor Material March 12th, 2014

The "Tipping Point" February 12th, 2014

Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Scientists observe quantum superconductor-metal transition and superconducting glass: A team including MIPT physicist observed quantum superconductor-metal transition and superconducting glass April 16th, 2014

UT Arlington physicist creates new nanoparticle for cancer therapy April 16th, 2014

Relieving electric vehicle range anxiety with improved batteries: Lithium-sulfur batteries last longer with nanomaterial-packed cathode April 16th, 2014

Malvern reports on the publication of the 1000th peer-reviewed paper to cite NanoSight’s Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA April 16th, 2014

Human Interest/Art

Harry Potter-style invisibility cloaks: A real possibility next Christmas? Forget socks and shaving foam, the big kids of tomorrow want an invisible cloak for Christmas December 19th, 2013

Chicago Awareness Organization First Not-for-Profit to Sponsor Dog Training to Detect Ovarian Cancer Odorants December 12th, 2013

ZEISS Microscopes used to create images for Art Exhibit at Midway Airport: Art of Science: Images from the Institute for Genomic Biology October 25th, 2013

New potential for touch screens found at your fingertips September 17th, 2013

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE







  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE