robotics

Microsurgery robot passes first clinical test

Microsurgery robot passes first clinical test

Researchers have carried out the world’s first clinical study of robot-assisted supermicrosurgery to treat lymphedema.

Robot will provide surgical assistance in uterine operations

Robot will provide surgical assistance in uterine operations

Researchers have developed a gynecological surgical assistance robot for uterine operations.

Robot does superior job sampling blood

Robot does superior job sampling blood

In the future, robots could take blood samples, benefiting patients and healthcare workers alike.

Acoustically driven microrobot outshines natural microswimmers

Acoustically driven microrobot outshines natural microswimmers

Researchers developed a bullet-shaped, synthetic miniature robot which is acoustically propelled forward – a speeding bullet, in the truest sense of the word.

University starts drone transport program with UPS, Matternet

University starts drone transport program with UPS, Matternet

Drone service slated to begin February 2020, with goals of enhancing efficacy, reliability and predictability of delivering medical products between hospitals and laboratories.

A bionic “heart” for testing prosthetic valves

A bionic “heart” for testing prosthetic valves

Engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a biorobotic hybrid heart for testing prosthetic valves and other cardiac devices.

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