Researchers at the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College London, have introduced a novel tool for generating accurate endoscopic datasets.
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New prosthetic technologies that stimulate the nerves could pave the way for prostheses that feel like a natural part of the body and reduce the phantom limb pain commonly endured by amputees.
E-mental health services could provide a response to these challenges and offer effective ways for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and aftercare.
This battery could have a wide range of applications in various types of devices, from soft robots to wearable devices.
Scientists have developed a soft that valve paves the way for fully soft robots.
For the first time, a steerable catheter will give neurosurgeons the ability to steer the device in any direction they want while navigating the brain's arteries and blood vessels.
A study shows that magnetic millirobots can climb slopes, move against fluid flow and precisely deliver substances to neural tissue.
A wearable brain-machine interface system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis, even those struggling with locked-in syndrome.
Engineers have unveiled an air-powered computer memory that can be used to control soft robots. It overcomes the problem of the mismatch between pneumatics and electronics.
The team of the Dynamic HIPS are working on a hip replacement simulator that will help future surgeons to practice the intervention.
Researchers have shown that a group of small autonomous, self-learning robots can adapt easily to changing circumstances. They connected the simple robots in a line, after which each individual robot taught itself to move forward as quickly as possible.
Researchers have discovered a new law of physics that accounts for that accounts for elastohydrodynamic lubrication (EHL) friction, which should advance a wide range of robotic technologies.
Professor Dr Henning Windhagen is a great fan of semi-automatic systems in the OR that help with implants but leave the surgeon in the driver’s seat.
Researchers have developed a minuscule robot that could revolutionize surgical procedures for treating prostate cancer.
Engineers have developed a new method that uses light to improve 3D printing speed and precision while also, in combination with a high-precision robot arm, providing the freedom to move, rotate, or dilate each layer as the structure is being built.
Researchers have constructed a 3D vision-guided artificial skin that enables tactile sensing with high performance, opening doors to innumerable applications in medicine.
The patch, which can be folded around surgical tools, may someday be used in robotic surgery to repair tissues and organs.
Computer scientists use TACC systems to generate synthetic objects for robot training.
Experts working at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and physics-based simulation share how computer simulation could accelerate the development of "smart robots" which "might interact with humans"
The following seven robotic systems are either currently being deployed or developed for the fight against the coronavirus.
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.
More researchers and companies are moving into the brain-computer interfaces, yet major challenges remain, from user training to the reality of invasive brain implant procedures.
Scientists have developed an easy way to make millirobots by coating objects with a glue-like magnetic spray.
Researchers have developed “electronic skin” sensors capable of mimicking the dynamic process of human motion.
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.
Researchers have published the results of a trial of the ReWalk ReStore soft robotic exosuit for gait training in individuals undergoing post-stroke rehabilitation.
Researchers havee repurposed robotic technology normally used for synthetic biology research to help with testing for COVID-19.
Loss of strength and muscle wastage is currently an unavoidable part of getting older and has a significant impact on health and quality of life.
One of the crucial future technologies in surgery is Augmented Reality. Most experts agree that AR will increase safety and efficiency, improve surgical training and decrease costs.
In the next-generation operating room interconnected sensors will collect data, analyse it in real-time and make it available to digital assistance functions.
Scientists from Empa were able to 3D print stable well-shaped microstructures made from silica aerogels for use in biotechnology and precision engineering.
Researchers have created synthetic materials with morphing abilities that can be 3D printed and self-heal within seconds.
avateramedical GmbH announced the acquisition of FORWARDttc GmbH, an automation technology company with special focus on robotics hard- and software.
Engineers have designed and developed a novel humanoid hand that may be able to help.
A deep learning powered single-strained electronic skin sensor can capture human motion from a distance.
Designed by a team at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and an institute of the Max Planck Society, the four-legged, dog-sized, torque-controlled Solo 8 robot can easily be replicated by research labs around the world.
Sending small electrical currents to the fingertips of someone operating a robotic arm can help surgeons during robot-assisted procedures.
Using a robot to treat brain aneurysms is feasible and could allow for improved precision when placing stents, coils and other devices.
Researchers developed a bullet-shaped, synthetic miniature robot which is acoustically propelled forward – a speeding bullet, in the truest sense of the word.
Researchers have developed a super-stretchy, transparent and self-powering sensor that records the complex sensations of human skin.
Combining new wearable electronics and a deep learning algorithm could help disabled people wirelessly interact with a computer.
A trial using 4G LTE cellular connectivity to enable drones to deliver automated external defibrillators to the scene of a cardiac arrest has taken place in Canada.
A 4-limb robotic system controlled by brain signals helped a tetraplegic man to move his arms and walk using a ceiling-mounted harness for balance.
Medical implants of the future may feature reconfigurable electronic platforms that can morph in shape and size dynamically.
A new type of ultrasound transducer should soon be delivering a fast and reliable diagnosis of infection of the middle ear.
Scientists have developed a tiny pump that could play a big role in the development of autonomous soft robots, lightweight exoskeletons and smart clothing.
Scientists have developed a robot that looks and moves like a jellyfish; the aim is for Jellyfishbot to be applied in the treatment of cancer.
Interacting with a robotic teddy bear invented at MIT boosted young patients’ positive emotions, engagement, and activity level.
Engineers have designed pliable, 3D printed mesh materials whose flexibility and toughness they can tune to emulate and support softer tissues such as muscles and tendons.
Researchers have developed a new design method that shows promise in enabling the efficient design and fabrication of soft robots using a 3D printer.
Scientists have developed a soft wearable hand robot that can aid the hand-disabled by using machine learning algorithm and sensory hardware.
The Murab project is developing technology that will make it possible to take more accurate biopsies and diagnose cancer and other illnesses faster.
Research from the BrainGate consortium shows that a brain-computer interface (BCI) can enable people with paralysis to directly operate an off-the-shelf tablet device just by thinking about making cursor movements and clicks.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) recently developed a robotic arm to facilitate self-help and upper-limb mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients.
Scientists have developed an ultra-light glove that enables users to feel and manipulate virtual objects. Their system provides extremely realistic haptic feedback and could run on a battery, allowing for unparalleled freedom of movement.
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