One in four Europeans are open to robot surgery

Comfort with the idea of robotic surgery varies widely around the Continent, as a DataPoint graphic based on Eurobarometer data shows:

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Less success with AI diagnosis: While about two-thirds of Germans would embrace machine-assisted surgery, artificial intelligence is off to a rocky start in the country when it comes to diagnosing complex conditions. Der Spiegel looks (in English) at why several hospitals have dropped their experiments with IBM’s Watson program after disappointing results.