Articles by Trevor Stokes

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Robotic surgeries costlier but safer: study

Patients who have robot-assisted surgeries on their kidneys or prostate have shorter hospital stays and a lower risk of having a blood transfusion or dying -- but the bill is significantly higher, a study found.

3G Communication to Arrive for U.S. Military

An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday carrying the first satellite in a new military network designed to give cellphone-like 3G communications to troops on the move.

Who Wants to Live Forever? Flatworms, Turns Out.

British scientists have found that a species of flatworm can overcome the process of ageing to become potentially immortal and say their work sheds light on possibilities of alleviating ageing and age-related characteristics in human cells.

Dutch Prince May Never Come out of Coma, Doctor Says

The Dutch royal may never regain consciousness from a coma, Austrian doctors said Friday, caused after a massive avalanche buried Friso, choked off oxygen for 15 minutes and left him severely brain damaged, The Associated Press reported.

'Save Our Seas' Plea Issued by World Bank

The World Bank announced on Friday a global alliance to better manage and protect the world's oceans, which are under threat from over-fishing, pollution and climate change.

Deadly H5N1 Flu Studies Put on Hold Until Risks Known

Two studies showing how scientists mutated the H5N1 bird flu virus into a form that could cause a deadly human pandemic will be published only after experts fully assess the risks, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.