robotics

A robotic COVID-19 testing lab

A robotic COVID-19 testing lab

Scientists are creating from scratch a diagnostic lab with the capability to process more than 1,000 patient samples per day.

Robots uncover connections between mind and walking control

Robots uncover connections between mind and walking control

Researchers used robots to study how our brains adjust to changes in our walking strides, gaining insights that could be used to develop better physical rehabilitation programs.

An ankle exoskeleton aids running

An ankle exoskeleton aids running

Researchers find that a motorized device that attaches around the ankle and foot can drastically reduce the energy cost of running.

Prostheses could alleviate amputees' phantom limb pain

Prostheses could alleviate amputees' phantom limb pain

New prosthetic technologies that stimulate the nerves could pave the way for prostheses that feel like a natural part of the body and reduce the phantom limb pain commonly endured by amputees.

Thai hospitals deploy 'ninja robots' to battle coronavirus

Thai hospitals deploy 'ninja robots' to battle coronavirus

Thai hospitals are deploying "ninja robots" to measure fevers and protect the health of overburdened medical workers on the frontlines of the outbreak.

Fighting hand tremors with AI and robots

Fighting hand tremors with AI and robots

Researchers have tapped AI techniques to build an algorithmic model that will make the robots more accurate, faster, and safer when battling hand tremors.

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