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MEMS Soft Robots

March 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Modular soft robotic microdevices
In this piece, engineers at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne describe this technology for manufacturing soft [MORE]

Rutgers’s Phlebotomy Robot also Does Testing

February 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Rutgers Venipuncture robot
Over the past year, Rutgers University engineers have put together three existing technologies to automate phlebotomy and blood [MORE]

Future of Robotic Surgery

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Da Vinci Xi Intuitive Surgical
In the two decades since Intuitive Surgical (Sunnyvale, CA) introduced its “daVinci” robot, the company has [MORE]

Precise Needle Navigation

November 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

XACT Robotics needle steering and insertion system
Invasive surgery depends on steady hands, but even the steadiest might have trouble compensating [MORE]

A Robot Crawling in the Stomach

November 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stomach robot
Using a silicone material embedded with magnetic particles, engineers at the City University of Hong Kong have built a [MORE]

Proof-of-Concept for Nanobot “Fantastic Voyage”

October 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanorobots
In the 1966 film “Fantastic Voyage,” scientists inside a micro-submarine swam through the blood steam aiming to break up a [MORE]

Hand-Held Robotic Drill for Most Delicate Surgery

September 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cochlea surgical drill
Though the Brunels became the first family of British civil engineers by drilling the River Thames Tunnel in [MORE]

The First MRI-Guided Neurosurgical Robot

September 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robot prototype operating within MRI environment
Metal objects used in surgeries are incompatible with the magnetic field of MRI imaging. To work [MORE]

Smart Thread for Wearables

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

EPFL researchers develop a smart thread
Quoting directly: “At the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) researchers have developed a smart thread [MORE]

Hand-Held Robotic Drill for Most Delicate Surgery

August 14, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

AI drill to access the inner ear
Few now remember Britain’s 19thcentury engineering genius, Isambard Kingdom Brunel—who introduced the standard gage [MORE]

Stem Cells to Kidney Organoids

July 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Robots Generating Kidney Organoids from Stem Cells
University of Washington engineers and clinicians have developed “a robotic system . . . [MORE]

3-D Soft Gel that Flexes like Human Tissue

July 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human-Like 3D Printed Smart Gel Walks Underwater
Living tissue is watery and soft, which is why engineers at Rutgers University believe [MORE]

Robotic Medicine

May 8, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ekso Bionics’ EksoGT™ Wearable Exoskeleton
Robotic surgery systems, robotic medical dispensing, and robotic exoskeletons for rehabilitation are three areas where bioengineering [MORE]

Self-Healing Electronic Skin

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic Skin
The chief aim with malleable, self-healing, recyclable electronic skin is to improve prosthetics (e.g. better surface control of microbes) [MORE]