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Interactive VR tool for drug design against COVID-19

Interactive VR tool for drug design against COVID-19

Scientists have demonstrated a VR technique which should help in developing drugs against the SARS-CoV-2 virus – and enable researchers to share models and collaborate in new ways.

Using robotic assistance to make colonoscopy easier

Using robotic assistance to make colonoscopy easier

Scientists have made a breakthrough in their work to develop semi-autonomous colonoscopy, using a robot to guide a medical device into the body.

Algorithm could unleash the power of quantum computers

Algorithm could unleash the power of quantum computers

A new algorithm that fast forwards simulations could bring greater use ability to current and near-term quantum computers.

3D-printed parts could make ventilators safer

3D-printed parts could make ventilators safer

Researchers at Duke University have engineered a workaround to make ventilators safer and more efficient when splitting them between patients.

Augmented Reality in the OR: matching man and machine

Augmented Reality in the OR: matching man and machine

One of the crucial future technologies in surgery is Augmented Reality. Most experts agree that AR will increase safety and efficiency, improve surgical training and decrease costs.

Using bioprinting and computer modeling to examine cancer spread

Using bioprinting and computer modeling to examine cancer spread

Scientists have paired 3D-printed, living human brain vasculature with advanced computational flow simulations to better understand tumor cell attachment to blood vessels.