Highly Accurate 3-D Printed Biopsy Robot

September 6, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stormram 4, a 3-D printed biopsy robo
Because the “Stormram 4,” a 3-D printed biopsy robot, is made of plastic, it [MORE]

Printing a “Metabot”

August 22, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed Metabot
“A breakthrough development enabled the entire mechanical and electronic systems needed to operate a robot to be manufactured [MORE]

BP Reading by a Robot’s Touch

May 10, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed leech-inspired origami dry electrodes for electrophysiology sensing robots
“In this study [from researchers at Simon Fraser University], based on [MORE]

Patented Robot Extracts Scorpion Venom

April 19, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robot that extracts-scorpion venom receives patent
“According to the patent [from researchers at Ben M’sik Hassan II University in Casablanca, Morocco], [MORE]

Autonomous Surgery

April 12, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Autonomous robotic laparoscopic surgery for intestinal anastomosis
“Here we [Johns Hopkins engineering] describe an enhanced autonomous strategy for laparoscopic soft tissue [MORE]

An Autonomous Air Ambulance?

March 22, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kawasaki’s supercharged cargo copter
This piece with its video describes Kawasaki’s K-Race autonomous helicopter and its land-based delivery robots.  It does [MORE]

Microbots that “Swim” Drugs to Tumors

January 25, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Shape-morphing microrobots deliver drug to cancer cell
In “ a proof-of-concept study, [Chinese] researchers, reporting in ACS Nano, made fish-shaped microrobots [MORE]

Digital Touch

January 4, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tactile sensors for Robots
“The DIGIT touch sensor is based on the GelSight style of sensor, which was first conceptualized at [MORE]

SciTech “Scity’s” “Hospital of the Future”

January 4, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

SciTech “Scity’s” “Hospital of the Future”
“SciTech Scity, a science and technology innovation campus in N.J., is teaming up with Sheba [MORE]

Overview of Automating Gene and Cell Therapies

October 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

The future of genetic medicine
“There are now 22 cell and gene therapies of various kinds approved in the U.S.”  This [MORE]


September 14, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Light-responsive nematode worms
As this piece admits, “biomedical applications may be too far away to envision” (though perhaps not for MAIN’s [MORE]

Robots on the Brain

August 31, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Highly Maneuverable Magnetically Controlled Miniature Robots
“Researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore have developed miniature robots that are highly maneuverable, and [MORE]

Total Laboratory Automation, an Update

March 30, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Total laboratory automation
Many of our readers will be familiar with total laboratory automation; this piece is a nice catch-up.  “While [MORE]

Disinfecting Robots, Update

March 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ava Robotics UV disinfecting robot
Disinfecting robots for cleaning hospital rooms have been around for at least a decade, though they’ve [MORE]