Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not…

Canada’s Toronto—Danforth (Ward 30) city council candidates speak

Saturday, November 4, 2006 On November 13, Toronto residents will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Toronto Centre (Ward 28). One candidate responded to Wikinews’ requests for an interview. This ward’s candidates include Edward Chin, Paula Fletcher (incumbent), Patrick Kraemer, Suzanne McCormick, Daniel…

The Convenience Of Using Handheld Scanners

Find Out More About: Warehouse Management Australia The convenience of using handheld scanners by Zeb Jones Scanners are everywhere and most often this type of technology is present in your neighborhood grocery store or department store. Anyone or any business that will handle inventory whether in large scale or small scale will definitely need the…

In depth: XM and Sirius merger

Wikipedia has more about this subject: XM/Sirius merger On 19 February 2007, XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio announced a move that will change the face of satellite radio in the United States and Canada: XM and Sirius will be merging, creating a single satellite radio provider. This in-depth page will track Wikinews and…

British adventurer flies powered paraglider over Everest

Friday, May 18, 2007 British explorer and mountaineer Edward “Bear” Grylls, has set a new altitude record by piloting a powered paraglider above Mount Everest reaching 29,494ft (8,990m). He and his fellow pilot, Giles Cardozo, who had invented and developed the parajet engine, set out on their attempt from the Himalayan village of Pheriche (altitude…

Five Tips To Sell A Business In Mn

Find Out More About: Caravans For Sale Ballarat byAlma Abell Minnesota is a great place to live and raise a family. The people have a good work ethic and the tax policy is favorable for small businesses. Are you ready to sell a business? MN business owners like you are ready to do so. Maybe…

British adventurer flies powered paraglider over Everest

Friday, May 18, 2007 British explorer and mountaineer Edward “Bear” Grylls, has set a new altitude record by piloting a powered paraglider above Mount Everest reaching 29,494ft (8,990m). He and his fellow pilot, Giles Cardozo, who had invented and developed the parajet engine, set out on their attempt from the Himalayan village of Pheriche (altitude…