Friday, December 15, 2017

ROBOTICS

ROBOTICS

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...

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...

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...

The ExtrusionBot is the worlds fastest home built automatic filament extrusion Bot that can make color in ABS and PLA @ up to 4ft / min 3D Printing You know what it is, you know...

In this first of three posts, we dislike the 2010 Aliens vs. Predator remake. by Lee Hutchinson (courtesy arstechnica) In this video, Senior Reviews Editor Lee Hutchinson tells us what works and what fails in the...

courtesy ScienceDaily The results of a new survey by the University of Massachusetts Amherst show that a majority of Americans across the political spectrum oppose the outsourcing of lethal military and defense targeting decisions to...

The newest adopter of 3D printing isn't some hobbyist in a basement — it's NASA.The agency is already building some of its customized spacecraft and instrument parts using 3D printing, and someday soon, astronauts...

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...