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Snake-Like Intelligent Robot in Development

An engineering team is creating a self-powered robot that can travel independently like a snake through uneven and cluttered surfaces, such as disaster sites. . . . → Read More: Snake-Like Intelligent Robot in Development

Origami Robotics Designed for Fragile Objects

An engineering lab at Case Western Reserve University developed a soft robotic arm that grips and manipulates fragile objects, such as in surgery. . . . → Read More: Origami Robotics Designed for Fragile Objects

Brain-Computer Link in Development for Spinal Injury

A consortium of engineering labs is designing a system translating commands in the brain to prosthetic devices that help people walk with spinal cord injury. . . . → Read More: Brain-Computer Link in Development for Spinal Injury

Cochlear Implant Robotics Start-Up Gains NIH Funds

A university spin-off enterprise developing robotics to make cochlear implants for hearing loss safer and more effective is receiving a Small Business Innovation Research, or SBIR, grant to advance its technology. . . . → Read More: Cochlear Implant Robotics Start-Up Gains NIH Funds

University Spins Off Educational Robot Start-Up

A start-up enterprise spun-off from Harvard University is developing a learning system with robotics to teach computer coding to students. . . . → Read More: University Spins Off Educational Robot Start-Up

Exosuit Shown to Improve Walking for Stroke Patients

A robotic device built and worn like clothing helps improve lower-limb walking performance for a group of people partially paralyzed with stroke. . . . → Read More: Exosuit Shown to Improve Walking for Stroke Patients

Robot Designed to Grow into Shapes, Spaces

Engineering researchers created a new type of robot that grows to extend its form into spaces like a vine, rather than move to different locations. . . . → Read More: Robot Designed to Grow into Shapes, Spaces

Is Tech Improving Your Employees, Or Is It Replacing Them?

If tech is improving your employees, then it makes for a vastly efficient operation where the staff is engaged and working to the best of their ability. . . . → Read More: Is Tech Improving Your Employees, Or Is It Replacing Them?

Algorithm Quickly Customizes Walking Exoskeleton

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh wrote and tested an algorithm for exoskeletons that customize the devices to a person’s walking pattern in about an hour. . . . → Read More: Algorithm Quickly Customizes Walking Exoskeleton

Exosuit Prototype Unveiled for Stroke Survivors

An assistive device with sensors and motors designed to help people with stroke and other muscle disorders walk more normally was demonstrated on 16 June. . . . → Read More: Exosuit Prototype Unveiled for Stroke Survivors