Making eye contact with a robot may have the same effect on people as eye contact with another person - interaction between humans and humanoid robots could be surprisingly smooth.
Bionics & Robotics
The fields of robotics and bionics have witnessed several advancements in recent years. We cover the latest technology breakthroughs of surgical robotics, bionic hearing and vision, of smart prosthetics, of micro-robots that travel through bodily fluids to deliver medication exactly to where it’s needed and the development of exoskeletons that help paralyzed people to walk again.
Researchers have enabled a quadriplegic man to control a pair of prosthetic arms with his mind.
Robots may have some of these soft skills thought to be vital for successful leadership as they enable leaders to motivate, unite and inspire their employees.
Scientists have developed an easy way to make millirobots by coating objects with a glue-like magnetic spray.
Exoskeletal-assisted walking is safe, feasible, and effective in individuals disabled by spinal cord injury.
Designers who use ethics to shape better companion robots will end up making better humans, too, say UNSW researchers.
Scientists are researching salamanders unique superpower - they can regenerate their spinal cords and regain full functionality.
Reseachers have developed robotic Trunk Support Trainer (TruST) that helps children with CP to sit more stably.
Scientists are using a custom robot to survey how mutations in regulatory regions of the genome affect animal development.
Scientists have made a breakthrough in their work to develop semi-autonomous colonoscopy, using a robot to guide a medical device into the body.
Researchers have developed a robotic exoskeleton that improves the lives of people with limited or no ability to move due to neurological and/or physiological disorders.
Researchers at the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College London, have introduced a novel tool for generating accurate endoscopic datasets.
Researchers have found a way to send tiny, soft robots into humans, potentially opening the door for less invasive surgeries and ways to deliver treatments for several conditions.