Medical Robotics

Grace the Bowel Testing Robot

Posted 21 Apr 2006 at 13:58 UTC by Rog-a-matic Share This

Grace the robot can perform 3 million bowel cancer tests a year running 24 hours a day. Built by Enterix in Australia, Grace may become part of a national bowel cancer screening campaign.

Got Soap?, posted 21 Apr 2006 at 19:33 UTC by WhoPhlungPoo » (Journeyer)

Man, if I hear anymore stories like this one, I'm going to start a robots rights campaign. I realize that robots are supposed to do dirty jobs; this has to be the crappiest robot job yet. Imagine a new born Grace robot being deposited into someone's festering cancerous colon for the rest of its life cycle 24/7. Gosh, what a life.

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