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Medical Microbots Take a Fantastic Voyage Into Reality

In the 1966 film Fantastic Voyage, scientists at a U.S. laboratory shrink a submarine called Proteus and its human crew to microscopic size and then inject the vessel into an ailing scientist. 98 more words

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Medical Robots Market by Type (Surgical Robot, Rehabilitation Robotics, Telemedicine, Assistive Robots, Orthotics, Prosthetics, Radio Surgery, Exoskeleton) & Application (Orthopedic, Neurology, Laparoscopy)- Global Forecasts to 2018

The global medical robots market is segmented on the basis of products, applications, and geography. Based on products, the market comprises surgical robots, rehabilitation robots, non-invasive radiosurgery robots, hospital and pharmacy robots, and other robotic systems. 2,336 more words

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Tech Prediction - Medical Robots and The Grey Tsunami

How far would you let a hospital robot go before you insisted on a ‘real person’ taking over? Would you let a robot operate on you? 317 more words

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Nature's Tongue Twisters

Bats Convert Tongues Into Nectar Mops

I think this article is really interesting and it has some awesome video footage at the end. Scientists have shown that bats are capable of rapidly engorging hair-like structures on their tongues with blood. 247 more words

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Young Boy Gets a 3D Printed Robotic Hand

Emerging technologies work together to give this little boy a chance to grab onto life with both hands–

Read the full article about Liam’s 3D printed robotic hand at… 36 more words

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Exoskeleton Robot Powered by Brain Waves

When we talk about computer hardware interfaces, we typically mean the ones we physically interact with — ¬†keyboards, monitors, touch screens. But researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are working on a more direct interface, a computer to brain interface, that will allow people with disabilities to control robotic exoskeletons merely by thinking about it. 168 more words

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Robots Prep 1 Million Doses of Medicine

Medicine strives not only to cure our sicknesses and make us feel better but also to prevent us from getting sick in the first place. The pharmaceutical industry has employed robots to help fill and package medicine, taking extra care to make sure the doses are prepared in a sterile environment and using automation to safe guard against contamination. 211 more words

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