Russian research project offers “immortality” to billionaires – by transplanting their brains into robot bodies

Russian research project offers “immortality” to billionaires – by transplanting their brains into robot bodies Contacted list of world”s richest to offer immortalityWill personally oversee brain transplant into robot bodyEntrepreneur claims to have 30 scientists working on projectAims to “transplant” human mind into robot body in 10 yearsClaims “next stage” of science is to create a “new human body””This project is leading to immortality,” says Dmitry Itskov A Russian entrepreneur who heads a hi-tech research project called “Avatar” has contacted billionaires to offer them immortality.

Cancer sufferer is first in UK to have a new bladder made by a robot

Cancer sufferer first in UK to have bladder replaced with a new one created inside his body by a robot The bladder was constructed from the patient's own bowel tissueThe Da Vinci robot is so dexterous it can peel a grape | UPDATED: 10:11 GMT, 20 March 2012 A cancer sufferer has become the first person in the UK to benefit from a robotically-constructed bladder.