According to the New Scientist a researcher has located an island matching Plato’s description of Atlantis. This is a pretty cool story amongst the rest of the grim stories in the news right now. Link.
Path Finder, the world’s first robotic brain surgeon has begun clinical trials at Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham, UK. It won’t be able to do operations that are not already possible, but will be able to do them faster and more accurately. Link.