• Medical Robotics

    3D-printed robot hand plays the piano

    3D-printed robot hand plays the piano

    SOURCE (Nanowerk News) Scientists have developed a 3D-printed robotic hand which can play simple musical phrases on the piano by just moving its wrist. And… Read More →

     
     

    Closing the loop for robotic grasping

    Closing the loop for robotic grasping

    SOURCE (Nanowerk News) Roboticists at QUT have developed a faster and more accurate way for robots to grasp objects, including in cluttered and changing environments,… Read More →

     
     

    Gecko-inspired adhesives help soft robotic fingers to get a better grip

    Gecko-inspired adhesives help soft robotic fingers to get a better grip

    SOURCE (Nanowerk News) A team of California researchers has developed a robotic gripper that combines the adhesive properties of gecko toes and the adaptability of… Read More →

     
     

    Tiny robots step closer to treating hard-to-reach parts of the body

    Tiny robots step closer to treating hard-to-reach parts of the body

    SOURCE (Nanowerk News) Tiny remotely operated robots could be designed to diagnose and treat illness in hard-to-reach areas of the human body, research suggests.In tests,… Read More →

     
     

    Artificial nanowire ‘skin’ gives robotic hand a sense of touch

    Artificial nanowire ‘skin’ gives robotic hand a sense of touch

    SOURCE (Nanowerk News) A team of researchers from the University of Houston has reported a breakthrough in stretchable electronics that can serve as an artificial… Read More →

     
     

    Harvard’s tiny robotic arm can make endoscopic surgery safer

    Harvard’s tiny robotic arm can make endoscopic surgery safer

    Minimally invasive surgery is already amazing as it is, but a team of Harvard scientists have created a device that expands its possible applications even… Read More →

     
     

    Multi-directional gravity assist harness helps rehabilitation

    Multi-directional gravity assist harness helps rehabilitation

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    Flexible proximity sensor creates smart surfaces

    Flexible proximity sensor creates smart surfaces

    SOURCE (Nanowerk News) At first glance, the proximity sensor appears to be nothing special: a thin, elastic layer of silicone onto which black square surfaces… Read More →

     
     

    3D-printed robot enters battle against cancer (w/video)

    3D-printed robot enters battle against cancer (w/video)

    SOURCE (Nanowerk News) The Stormram 4, as the robot is named, is made from 3D-printed plastic and is driven by air pressure. The advantage of… Read More →

     
     

    The advent of intelligent robots and their role in society

    The advent of intelligent robots and their role in society

    SOURCE (Nanowerk News) As the robotics industry continues to rapidly grow, so, too, does the controversy surrounding robots and the ethical dilemmas related to their… Read More →

     
     
     
     
     

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