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Micro-LEDs and photovoltaic device power implants

Micro-LEDs and photovoltaic device power implants

Researchers have developed a method to power medical implants using an active photonic wireless system.

"Super Human Eye" works like a real one

"Super Human Eye" works like a real one

Researchers have crafted an artificial eye with capabilities close to its human model.

Prosthetics: Artificial pieces of brain communicate with real neurons

Prosthetics: Artificial pieces of brain communicate with real neurons

Researchers have developed a system for integrating artificial chip-based 'neurons' with real neurons using QR-code-like patterns of light to facilitate communication.

A GPS-like system for flexible medical robots

A GPS-like system for flexible medical robots

Roboticists at the University of California San Diego have developed an affordable, easy to use system to track the location of flexible surgical robots inside the human body.

Printed tattoo electrodes measure brain signal

Printed tattoo electrodes measure brain signal

A researcher has developed ultra-light tattoo electrodes that are hardly noticeable on the skin and make long-term measurements of brain activity cheaper and easier.

Robotics in care: The hospital bed of the future

Robotics in care: The hospital bed of the future

Physical strains are one of the main reasons for sick leaves and early retirement amongst nursing staff. Researchers are developing a robotic systems and sensor solutions for hospital beds.

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