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Robotic neck brace to analyze cancer treatment impacts

Robotic neck brace to analyze cancer treatment impacts

Researchers have developed a robotic neck brace that may help doctors analyze the impact of cancer treatments on the neck mobility of patients and guide their recovery.

Bleak cyborg future from brain-computer interfaces

Bleak cyborg future from brain-computer interfaces

Researchers warn of the potential social, ethical, and legal consequences of technologies interacting heavily with human brains.

Snake skin inspires development of wearable sensors

Snake skin inspires development of wearable sensors

Researchers at Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation have designed a wearable sensor with wide-ranging strain sensitivity.

A 3D printed multifunctional pressure sensor

A 3D printed multifunctional pressure sensor

The 3D printed pressure sensor embedded with a temperature sensor is low-cost and scalable to large-scale production of smart robotic systems.

Wearable harvests power while you sleep

Wearable harvests power while you sleep

Engineers have developed a flexible strip that can be worn on a fingertip and generate small amounts of electricity when a person’s finger sweats or presses on it.

Liquid metal sensors and AI used for prosthetics

Liquid metal sensors and AI used for prosthetics

For the first time, researchers incorporated stretchable tactile sensors using liquid metal on the fingertips of a prosthetic hand.

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