Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you happy in your job? > Health-in-Motion 18 July 2016 A surgical robot called STAR Robots may be taking over the hospital operating theatres of the future. But don’t worry – they’ll be well qualified to do so. A surgical robot called STAR (for ‘Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot) has recently outperformed human surgeons in stitching the small intestines of pigs back together. Its sutures were more evenly spaced, accurate and durable than those created by its human counterparts. The scientists who created STAR believe that it will one day be possible to build smart robots capable of performing complete surgical procedures without help from people. 0 More in Newsletters Everyone needs a good eight hours of sleep per night, right? More: Daily Dose: Are you happy in your job?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news News SURVEY: Are you happy in your job? Medical Statins aren't the only way to lower cholesterol Medical 'Spare tyre' worse for your heart than 'love handles' Medical SEE: 6 questions about rabies answered Medical Foetal alcohol syndrome is preventable, but not reversible Medical 'Listen to your gut' to help prevent colon cancer From our sponsors How to still have a good life with diabetes Eye-Q: R50 off! Lose weight Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Live healthier Love coffee? Your heart may too » What to eat for white teeth Bad foods for teeth-whitening Do any of these drinks cause your teeth to hurt? Savour your coffee – with a bright smile Here's how to stop coffee from staining your teeth while enjoying all its health benefits. Get your groove back! » Get your move on! Morning run? 5 exercises to start your summer fitness regime 6 easy ways to make your workout fun again Some inspiration to make sure your workout routine don't become tedious.