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Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
Medical Robotics - April 2022

Novel biosensors set to revolutionize brain-controlled robotics...micro-robots propelled by air bubbles...a smart artificial hand...major advances in exoskeleton technology. These are just a few of the medical...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
By electrically stimulating nerves, this therapy can reduce epileptic seizures and soothe chronic pain without the use of conventional drugs like opioids.
Briefs: Energy
The device combines with body power to treat tendon disease and damage, and sports injuries.
Podcasts: Medical
Marcus Gerhardt and his company at Blackrock Neurotech are creating a brain-computer interface that restores senses for paralyzed patients.
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Makers of a brain-computer interface recall a memorable achievement in prosthetics: A presidential handshake.
Briefs: Wearables
A study seeks to understand how different parts of the brain communicate with other.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This testing method ensures that an exoskeleton and the person wearing it are moving smoothly and in harmony.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The software can be integrated with existing hardware to aid people using robotic prosthetics or exoskeletons.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Neuroprosthetic technology combines robotic control with the user’s voluntary control.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The device combines with body power to treat tendon disease and damage, and sports injuries.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Biobots based on muscle cells can swim at unprecedented velocities.
Articles: Energy
NASA-developed fire protection, implantable stimulators, and more.
Special Reports: Software
Medical Manufacturing & Outsourcing - November 2021

In this new report from the editors of Medical Design Briefs and Tech Briefs magazines, discover how the latest advances in 3D printing, machining, molding and more are changing the way...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See this year's product designs from engineers, students, and entrepreneurs worldwide.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Halo replaces all metal retractors with one simple, one-size-fits-all design.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
The device paves the way for better prosthetic control and seamless interaction with electronic devices.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A system uses tiny magnetic beads to rapidly measure the position of muscles and relay that information to a bionic prosthesis.
Special Reports: Wearables
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

Briefs: Energy
The new battery is degradable, recyclable, non-toxic, and safer than lithium-ion batteries.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The technology would enable transmission of information just by touching a surface.
Facility Focus: Manufacturing & Prototyping
WPI supports research in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, cybersecurity, and fire safety.
Briefs: Motion Control
This artificial muscle technology enables more human-like motion.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Applications include aerospace and automotive components, prosthetics, sporting goods, and other uses where strength-to-weight ratio is important.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This could make possible embedded devices like a spinal cord-stimulating unit with a battery-powered magnetic transmitter on a wearable belt.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Biobots based on muscle cells can swim at unprecedented velocities.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The design could contribute to various applications in the robotics field such as smart prosthetics and human-robot interaction.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Color changes of gold nanoparticles under the skin reveal concentration changes of substances in the body.