Recession or not, nurses are one of those jobs that are always in high demand. Watch your back though, the nurse bot already has drug delivery down pat.

The robot developed by Murata Machinery is capable of autonomously delivering medication to patients during off-hours. It was built as part of Japan's "Project for Strategic Development of Advanced Robotics Elemental Technologies"—a program dedicated to applying robot technology to fields like security, industrial work, and disaster recovery.

Seriously though, once this nurse bot figures out how to insert a catheter, it's all over. [Tech On via DVICE]