Monday, May 22, 2017

ROBOTICS

ROBOTICS

Medical implants, complex interfaces between brain and machine or remotely controlled insects: Recent developments combining machines and organisms have great potentials, but also give rise to major ethical concerns. In a new review, KIT...

Developing a robotic therapist for children Resumen: In collaboration with other national institutions, researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) are designing a new therapeutic tool for motor rehabilitation for children. In this project, an...

New procedure does not require an assistant, or the removal of an entire kidney. DETROIT – While the use of ultrasound to identify tumors during kidney cancer surgery is gaining acceptance, a research team...

photograph by Todd Tankersley Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci Surgical System by Justin Bachman Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), a maker of robotic instruments used in prostate operations, hysterectomies, and other surgeries, has successfully defended itself in the first of...

Homeroom. Spring Break. Autonomous robots. They’re all top of mind for the kid roboticists who streamed into the FIRST Robotics Competition in St. Louis, Mo. By Will Park Earlier this week, teams of high school students...

Image Credit: YouTube / Smithsonian    Would you want to live forever within a computer ? Image Credit: YouTube / Smithsonian Neuroscientist Randal Koene envisages a future in which the mind could live forever within a...

courtesy PRWEB - Mimic Technologies MSim™ 2.1 software upgrade enables dV-Trainer customers to perform tube anastomosis and tube closure exercises. - Mimic Technologies announced today the release of MSim™ 2.1, the latest simulation software platform for the...

by RoboticsTrends(courtesy RoboticsTrends) More complex personal robots lay just out of reach, says ABI Research More Consumer and Education stories Swivl Lands $500K from Grishin Robotics - May 23, 2013 RobotsLAB BOX Makes a Difference in Cedar Hill Schools...

Robots could become a lot more 'sensitive' thanks to new artificial skins and sensor technologies developed by European scientists. Leading to better robotic platforms that could one day be used in industry, hospitals and...

by Sophie Egan, courtesy New York Times - By having a child breathe on a toy while getting a shot, the MEDi robot helps with the pain, and relaxes the child. The robot, named MEDi, is...
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Summary: In a rolling, outdoor field, full of lumps, bumps and uneven terrain, researchers have successfully field-tested for the first time the locomotion abilities of a two-legged robot with technology that they believe heralds the...

by Otto Dieffenbach, courtesy pfsk Most kids at some point try to make their action figure toys fly through the air during playtime, perhaps hoping that one time they would fly all their own. Designer Otto...