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Components for the next generation of soft robotics

Components for the next generation of soft robotics

Scientists have developed a soft that valve paves the way for fully soft robots.

Robotics expands in spinal surgery

Robotics expands in spinal surgery

Increasing numbers of hospitals and spine surgeons are adopting robotics and computer navigation, which aim to enhance precision, accuracy and predictability.

Nimble robotic arms for delicate surgery

Nimble robotic arms for delicate surgery

Researchers are working to make robotic arms more graceful. The findings could one day allow doctors to remotely perform surgery on a distant battlefield.

Simulator helps robots sharpen their cutting skills

Simulator helps robots sharpen their cutting skills

A simulation engine predicts the forces acting on a knife as it cuts through soft materials, a capability that could have applications for safer surgical robotics.

Hip implant simulator for virtual surgery training

Hip implant simulator for virtual surgery training

The team of the Dynamic HIPS are working on a hip replacement simulator that will help future surgeons to practice the intervention.

Smart elastomers make robots more touchy-feely

Smart elastomers make robots more touchy-feely

A new generation of robotic tools are beginning to be realized thanks to a combination of strong 'muscles' and sensitive 'nerves' created from smart polymeric materials.

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