3D printing

Robotic neck brace to analyze cancer treatment impacts

Robotic neck brace to analyze cancer treatment impacts

Researchers have developed a robotic neck brace that may help doctors analyze the impact of cancer treatments on the neck mobility of patients and guide their recovery.

Research programme to bioprint ear and noses launched

Research programme to bioprint ear and noses launched

The Scar Free Foundation has launched a research programme that aims to revolutionise surgeons’ ability to reconstruct nose and ear cartilage in patients affected by facial difference.

3D printed soft robotic hand plays Nintendo

3D printed soft robotic hand plays Nintendo

Researchers have 3D printed a soft robotic hand that is agile enough to play Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. - and win!

New computer memory helps soft robot control movements

New computer memory helps soft robot control movements

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.

A 3D printed multifunctional pressure sensor

A 3D printed multifunctional pressure sensor

The 3D printed pressure sensor embedded with a temperature sensor is low-cost and scalable to large-scale production of smart robotic systems.

3D printed knee implant for arthritis sufferers

3D printed knee implant for arthritis sufferers

A groundbreaking new treatment that uses 3D printed implants and that could bring relief to tens of thousands of knee osteoarthritis sufferers has received approval to be trialled in UK patients.

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