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   Posted 5/15/2009 9:28 AM (GMT -6)   
Carnegie Mellon announced new members of their Robot Hall of fame. Including the DaVinci Medical Robot System! Robotics fans will know that CMU is a world leader in robotics. idea

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News Releases - April 21, 2009

Carnegie Science Center and Carnegie Mellon University announce five new inductees to Robot Hal of Fame®. Hall of Fame to Have Permanent Home at Carnegie Science Center in 2009

PITTSBURGH, April 21, 2009 — Carnegie Science Center and Carnegie Mellon University announced today the 2010 class of inductees into the Robot Hall of Fame® at a press preview of roboworld™, the Science Center’s new robotics exhibition opening June 13 and the permanent home for the Hall of Fame.

The five members of the class of 2010 are:

NASA Mars Rovers Spirit and Opportunity
iRobot Roomba
DaVinci Medical Robot System
Huey, Dewey, and Louie, from the 1971 film “Silent Running”
T-800 Terminator, from the 1984 film “The Terminator”

The Robot Hall of Fame®, created in 2003 by the Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science, recognizes excellence in robotics technology worldwide and honors the fictional and real robots that have inspired and embodied breakthrough accomplishments in robotics. Robots are selected for recognition and induction by a jury of scholars, researchers, writers, designers and entrepreneurs. ...
Diagnosis at age 53. PSA 2007 about 2; PSA 2008 4.3
Biopsy September 2008: 6 of 12 cores positive; Gleason 4+3 = 7
CT and Bone scan negative
Da Vinci surgery at City of Hope December 8, 2008
Radical prostatectomy and lymph node dissection
Catheter out on 7th day, replaced on 8th day, out again 14th day following negative cystogram
Pathology: pT2c; lymph nodes negative; margins involved; 41 grams, 8% involved by tumor; same Gleason 4+3=7
PSA 1/22/08 non-detectable! 8-)
4/23/09 still undetectable!

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