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Waseda University’s Heartbeat Compensation Robot

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You see that pink meat in the middle of Waseda University's surgical robot? You guessed it. That's a heart. It could be your heart. But ...

Pregnant Robot Trains Students, Gives Birth

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When they start to actually reproduce is when we should be hunkering down in bunkers. Not a good sign. A robotic birth simulator named Noelle has ...

Robot Nurse Delivers Medication

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Hey Nurses. Like so many before you, it's time to step aside and let a robot steal your job. Murata Machinery has developed a robot ...

Robot Assisted Therapy Helps Stroke Sufferers

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The University of California at Irvine is leading a study on how robots can help long-term stroke victims regain their mobility. The study consists of ...

Smart Wheelchair With Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm

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This is the kind of life-changing robot we like to see. Researchers at the University of South Florida have developed a robot-arm attached to a ...

Flexible Robotic Arm To Diagnose Wounded Soldiers

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Nearly 86 percent of battlefield deaths occur within 30 minutes of the injury, mostly due to trauma. That's why scientists at Carnegie Mellon University, under ...

Wasp-Inspired Surgical Drillbot

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On Botropolis we've featured a few robots that were created using biomimicry, an engineering process where designs emulate forms found in nature. A robotic ...

Another Microbot to be injected into the bloodstream

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Inventors at the Laboratory of Nanophysics at Monash University, Australia, have developed a prototype robotic nano robot that can be injected into the bloodstream. This ...

iBOT: A Segway Wheelchair

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Medical technology has come a long way. Especially for those suffering with severe mobility issues. Wheelchairs of all kinds have been developed in the past, ...

Mamoru, Japan’s creepy robot assistant for the eldery

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Mamoru is a small elder-care robot created by the University of Tokyo that resembles an old granny, complete with little plastic bun. It’s designed to ...

Keiko Talking Robot Helps Medical Students

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Gifu University’s Graduate School of Medicine in central Japan now has a new “sick” robot, geared towards medical students. Keiko, which means ”practice” in Japanese, can ...

Robotic Prescription Filler Uses Barcodes

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According to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academics, medication errors are the most common medical errors harming at least 1.5 million people annually. ...