robotic surgery

Robot guides surgical catheter precisely

Robot guides surgical catheter precisely

A researcher has designed a robotic surgical platform that steers surgical catheters through electromagnetic fields.

Robotics: man and machine in the OR

Robotics: man and machine in the OR

There is an ongoing debate as to whether the extensive usage of robots in the short-term is realistic and sensible. Moreover, the benefits such systems offer for patient care are disputed.

Fortnite and Zelda can up your surgical game

Fortnite and Zelda can up your surgical game

Video games offer students obvious respite from the stresses of studies and, now, a study has found they could benefit surgical skills training.

Enhanced safety and precision with semi-automatic milling systems

Enhanced safety and precision with semi-automatic milling systems

Professor Dr Henning Windhagen is a great fan of semi-automatic systems in the OR that help with implants but leave the surgeon in the driver’s seat.

Adaptive microelectronics reshape independently

Adaptive microelectronics reshape independently

Nanoscientists have developed adaptive microelectronics that can move independently according to sensor data and align themselves specifically for activities - possible applications in biomedicine and bioneural interfacing.

How soft robots can turn rigid on demand

How soft robots can turn rigid on demand

Researchers have developed a new type of control system that may broaden robots’ range of tasks and allow safer interactions with people.

19 more articles
Subscribe to Newsletter