Keyword: Anatomy

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The R2 hand and forearm assembly is designed in a modular fashion, enabling rapid replacement of components and sub-assemblies.
NASA Spinoff: Imaging
Eye surgery patients on Earth are benefiting from early research on the NASA’s James Webb Telescope’s enormous mirrors.
Q&A: Robotics, Automation & Control

A team of engineers from the University of Glasgow led by Professor Ravinder Dahiya developed an artificial skin with a new type of processing system based on...

Articles: Medical
A life-saving device developed by Vascular Perfusion Solutions uses compressed oxygen to extend the life of organs for transplants.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Inhalers are among the most commonly used devices for treating respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). With each inhalation through the inhaler, the...

Briefs: Materials

Researchers have developed a new kind of bandage that helps blood to clot and doesn’t stick to the wound. They tested various superhydrophobic materials — which are, like...

Briefs: Medical

MIT engineers have developed a telerobotic system to help surgeons quickly and remotely treat patients experiencing a stroke or aneurysm. With a modified joystick, surgeons...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have developed electronic skin (e-skin) that is applied directly on top of real skin. Made from soft, flexible rubber, it can be embedded with sensors that...

Briefs: Materials

Elastic polymers, known as elastomers, can be stretched and released repeatedly and are used in applications such as gloves and heart valves, where they need to last a long time without tearing. But...

Briefs: Wearables

Engineers have created a flexible electronic sensing patch that can be sewn into clothing to analyze sweat for multiple markers. The patch could be used to diagnose and monitor...

Briefs: Motion Control
A carbon-based biosensor could drive new innovations in brain-controlled robotics.
Briefs: Materials
Surgeons can use the heart model as a tool for planning and practice.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Artificial skin reacts to pain just like real skin, paving the way to better prosthetics, robotics, and noninvasive alternatives to skin grafts.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device ultimately should be able to provide accurate signals from a person who is walking, running, or climbing stairs.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The mobile, wearable device could allow babies to leave the hospital and be monitored from home.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
3D micro-printing was used to develop this small, flexible scope for looking inside blood vessels.
Briefs: Wearables
These smart lenses can be used to diagnose and treat diabetes.
Briefs: Medical
By electrically stimulating nerves, this therapy can reduce epileptic seizures and soothe chronic pain without the use of conventional drugs like opioids.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The highly customizable robotic arm can be twisted and turned in all directions.
NASA Spinoff: Robotics, Automation & Control
NASA’s grip-strengthening glove technology aims to reduce workplace stress injuries.
5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A newly designed wearable magnetic metamaterial could help make MRI scans crisper, faster, and cheaper.
Briefs: Wearables
The tool diagnoses a stroke based on abnormalities in a person’s speech and facial movements.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D bioprinting using bioink from engineered stem cells enables treatment of myocardial infarction and other cardiovascular diseases.
Briefs: Software
The mobile phone app enables regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with diabetes.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Columbia researchers are reducing both the size and the power consumption of a visible-spectrum phase modulator, from one millimeter to 10 microns.
Briefs: Wearables
A study seeks to understand how different parts of the brain communicate with other.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
These textiles could help performers and athletes train their breathing and potentially help patients recovering from post-surgery breathing changes.
Briefs: AR/AI
The software can be integrated with existing hardware to aid people using robotic prosthetics or exoskeletons.
Briefs: Materials
Inspired by barnacles, the paste provides an effective way to treat traumatic injuries and help control bleeding during surgery.