Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > 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: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Fitness 4 reasons your muscles are cramping up Parenting Things you shouldn't say to someone who stutters Sex This is exactly how long the sex ‘afterglow’ lasts, according to science Sex The 10 worst things that could happen to your penis Sex This is how having sex actually makes your brain smarter Fitness Sex, love and bicycles From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.