robotics

Microrobot rolls deep inside the body

Microrobot rolls deep inside the body

Scientists invented a tiny microrobot that resembles a white blood cell travelling through the circulatory system.

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.

Exosuit makes stroke survivors walk farther

Exosuit makes stroke survivors walk farther

Research study in stroke survivors with chronic hemiparesis shows soft exosuit technology to bring immediate improvements in walking speed and endurance tests.

Ultrasound for space offers remote diagnosis to patients on Earth

Ultrasound for space offers remote diagnosis to patients on Earth

Radiologists are investigating people's medical conditions and pregnancies remotely thanks to an ESA-backed robotic technology.

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.

Electrical stimulation improves robot-assistive surgery

Electrical stimulation improves robot-assistive surgery

Sending small electrical currents to the fingertips of someone operating a robotic arm can help surgeons during robot-assisted procedures.

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