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Engineers develop 3D printed ventilator splitters

Engineers develop 3D printed ventilator splitters

The prototype was developed in response to the urgent need for more ventilators to treat patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by COVID-19.

The risks of using 3D printing to make PPE

The risks of using 3D printing to make PPE

A researcher provides caution on the use of 3D printing to make masks and other PPE for individuals on the front lines of the Covid-19 crisis.

An ankle exoskeleton aids running

An ankle exoskeleton aids running

Researchers find that a motorized device that attaches around the ankle and foot can drastically reduce the energy cost of running.

Re-association of body parts using VR

Re-association of body parts using VR

Researchers report that a re-association of the right thumb with a virtual left arm can be induced by visuo-motor synchronization in a virtual environment.

A pill-sized heating device for diagnostic testing

A pill-sized heating device for diagnostic testing

Researchers have developed a ‘heater’ — about the size of a pill tablet — that regulates the temperature of biological samples through the different stages of diagnostic testing.

A new mechanical controller design for robot-assisted surgery

A new mechanical controller design for robot-assisted surgery

Scientists have designed a new type of controller for the robotic arm used in robotic surgery.

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