Lab of the Future

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

BioBright Smart Lab
What would the amalgamation of microfluidics, robotics, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning do for laboratory research? [MORE]

A Robot Just Passed the Medical Licensing Exam

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Intelligence Robot
Let’s start off the year with a bang. Engineers in Hefei City, China-based Iflyteck have built an artificial intelligence [MORE]

The Tipping Point for Robotic Spine Surgery

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mazor Core Surgical Room
“A form of robotic-guided spine surgery results in a five-fold reduction in surgical complications and a seven-fold [MORE]

Remote Sonography

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telerobotic Ultrasound System – Patient Site
This piece describes a technology “in progress:” telerobotic ultrasound. Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan [MORE]

Robotic Microsuturing

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microsure Robot
Swelling is a dangerous complication of breast cancer and reconstruction surgery. This can be ameliorated by reconnecting lymph and [MORE]

A Robot for Dental Implants

October 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Yomi Robot for Dental Surgery
Dental implants involve drilling into the jaw bone and screwing in a post upon which the [MORE]

Robotic Hospital Bed Washing

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DTU Robots Clean Hospital Beds
Slowly, hospitals are turning to robotic solutions—tugs for delivering supplies, self-driving wheelchairs and gurneys, automated pharmacies [MORE]

Robotic Process Automation in Drug Development

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robotics Process Automation
Health care may not be as complex as is commonly believed, but it does involve a large number [MORE]

Highly Accurate 3-D Printed Biopsy Robot

September 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printed Robot
Because the “Stormram 4,” a 3-D printed biopsy robot, is made of plastic, it can be used for [MORE]

Venom “Milking” Scorpion Robot

August 22, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Milking scorpions for their venom may be one job lab technicians are happy to give up to robots. And such [MORE]

Hacking the Robots

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hardly a day passes without some news about cyber insecurity. Banks, movie studios, many kinds of manufactures, and universities are [MORE]

Robotic Microsurgeon for Cochlear Implants

May 30, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cochlear Implant
Quoting directly from this piece: “Robotics has the potential to give surgeons the dexterity, patience, and sensitivity that humans [MORE]

The Evolving Digestible Robot

May 23, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Edible Robot
In labs around the world, engineers are designing components—batteries, lenses, propulsion systems—that are evolving into ingestible/digestible robots. Researchers from [MORE]

MRI Powered Gun for Tissue Penetration

May 23, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gauss Gun
According to this piece, MRI machines generate enough electromagnetic energy to move swarms of micro robots though the body [MORE]