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Monitoring sleep positions for a healthy rest

Monitoring sleep positions for a healthy rest

Researchers have developed a wireless, private way to monitor a person’s sleep postures using reflected radio signals from a small device mounted on a bedroom wall.

3D-printed parts could make ventilators safer

3D-printed parts could make ventilators safer

Researchers at Duke University have engineered a workaround to make ventilators safer and more efficient when splitting them between patients.

avateramedical acquires robotics specialist FORWARDttc

avateramedical acquires robotics specialist FORWARDttc

avateramedical GmbH announced the acquisition of FORWARDttc GmbH, an automation technology company with special focus on robotics hard- and software.

A new way to deliver drugs through the skin

A new way to deliver drugs through the skin

Scientists have showed that applying "temporal pressure" to the skin of mice can create a new way to deliver drugs.

Self-healing material for soft machines

Self-healing material for soft machines

Scientists have developed a soft synthetic material that can heal itself within a second after damage.

Space station motors powerful robotic prosthetic leg

Space station motors powerful robotic prosthetic leg

Researchers have developed robotic prosthetic legs which use motors that were originally designed for use on the robotic arm of the ISS.

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