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Microrobots designed to deliver drugs

Microrobots designed to deliver drugs

A tiny robot mimics the movement of a starfish larva. Such microswimmers could deliver drugs to diseased cells with pinpoint accuracy.

A personalized exosuit for walking

A personalized exosuit for walking

A new approach in which robotic exosuit assistance can be calibrated to an individual.

Microrobots propelled by air bubbles and ultrasound

Microrobots propelled by air bubbles and ultrasound

Researchers have developed microrobots that can be powered and steered by ultrasound waves.

Skin patch for early warning of strokes

Skin patch for early warning of strokes

Engineers developed a soft and stretchy ultrasound patch that can be worn on the skin to monitor blood flow through major arteries and veins deep inside a person’s body.

Ultrasound sensor measures blood pressure

Ultrasound sensor measures blood pressure

Imec uses an ultrasound sensor to measure the central pulse wave velocity, to determine arterial stiffness, and monitoring blood pressure.

Robot-assisted surgery: Putting the reality in VR

Robot-assisted surgery: Putting the reality in VR

Cardiac surgeons may be able to better plan operations and improve their surgical field view with the help of a robot.

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