Tag Archives: Medical

‘Living’ Robot for Disease Detection

Called ‘Cyberplasm’, it will combine advanced microelectronics with latest research in biomimicry. The system, loosely based on a sea lamprey, will have an electronic nervous system, ‘eye’ and ‘nose’ sensors, as well as artificial muscles that use glucose as an energy source to propel it. The intention is to engineer and integrate robot components that respond […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Also tagged | Leave a comment

Robotic Surgery: You’re in Good Hands!

Hopefully in the near future, Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci robot will make it possible for top notch surgeons to perform procedures around the world without ever having to travel farther than their own hospitals! Folding a paper airplane takes a lot of dexterity, and this robot makes it look simple. Remotely controlled surgery can save […]

Posted in Videos | Tagged | Leave a comment

Man Controls Robotic Hand with Mind

For a month, This determined man’s amputated arm was connected to a robotic limb, allowing him to feel sensations and control the prosthetic arm with his thoughts. He says “I closed my eyes, and repeated ‘your hand exists, you can close your fist.’ When I finally succeeded after a month at closing my new hand, I felt […]

Posted in Videos | Also tagged | Leave a comment