Microrobots for Medical Procedures

September 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Novel methods of drug delivery inside the body is a promising area for research as it may make precise placement [MORE]

An Ingestible Origami Robot

September 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Origami Robot MIT
Quoting directly: “Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are designing an ingestible robot that could be used [MORE]

Building a Robot that “Strolls”

September 6, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

DURUS Robot Georgia Tech
It’s no easy feat to mechanically reproduce a human motion such as walking gracefully. But Georgia Tech’s [MORE]

“Pillo,” the Drug Dispensing Robot Who Recognizes You

August 23, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pillo Robot
This may be the first “male” personal robot. “Pillo” (from Pillo, Inc., New York, NY) uses facial and voice [MORE]

Assistive Robots vs Motivating Apps

August 16, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

RoboMadness West
One of the questions a panel of robotic engineers addressed at a conference this past June was the relative [MORE]

Another Social Care Robot, “Floka”

August 9, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Floka Robot
Bielefeld University, in Germany’s North Rhine-Westphalia state, has a university-wide collaborative group of 250 researchers working under the title [MORE]

Assistive Robots

July 26, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Assistive Robot
Remember a time not so long ago when the idea of owning a personal computer seemed like a curiosity. [MORE]

Automating Artificial Intelligence

July 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robot Conversation
“. . . imagine yourself sitting on a couch, conversing with an artificially intelligent psychotherapist who interacts with you [MORE]

Pepper Speaks 19 Languages; Not Bad for a Hospital Robot

July 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pepper Robot
Robots are making their way into healthcare, with delivery tugs, room sterilizers, and tele-rounders. Now, a Belgian company, Zora [MORE]

Robots that Breed

July 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robot Reproduction VU Amsterdam
Someone once defined an intellectual as a person who thinks about something other than sex 10% of [MORE]

Drones for Organ Delivery

June 28, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

In order to find a “cure” for pulmonary arterial hypertension that afflicted her daughter, a Silver Spring, Maryland entrepreneur started [MORE]

Ant-Inspired Micro-Robots

June 21, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Micro Robots Pull Car
If not just for fun, this video ought to raise philosophical thoughts about humans and their machines. [MORE]

When Robotic Surgeons Perform More Reliably than Human Ones

June 7, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot
Between torn muscle repairs and hernia operations, more than 45 million soft tissue surgeries are performed in [MORE]

Pros and Cons of Robotic Medicine

May 3, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robots for Healthcare
On the one hand, medical robots increase human productivity and offer a broad platform for innovation (particularly with [MORE]