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China Just Completed Its First Successful Robotic Surgery

A hospital located in Anhui, China just performed its first successful robotic surgery on a patient suffering from numbness in his legs and left hand.

The patient, only identified as 42-year-old Wang, underwent the historical surgery at the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University on January 3. The entire operation only lasted half an hour, with a wound mark of only 1 centimeter, according to China Daily.

Yao Ming Braves The Extreme Wilderness With Bear Grylls But Couldn’t Eat Maggots

Adventurer, writer and television presenter Bear Grylls took former NBA all-star Yao Ming into the wilderness to experience what it’s like to spend hours outdoors.

In the latest episode of D/Code on the Discovery Channel, the 37-year-old retired basketball player almost tried the special Bear Grylls diet, maggots, during their extreme outdoor adventure.