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NSF, Industry Group Fund Bio-Based Semiconductor R&D

Biocircuits illustration

A research consortium in the semiconductor industry and National Science Foundation are supporting a series of projects investigating interactions between biology and circuits for data transfer and storage. . . . → Read More: NSF, Industry Group Fund Bio-Based Semiconductor R&D

Wearables, Game App Help Boost Exercise Levels

Woman walking and reading

A study assessing FitBit devices and a game-style mobile app shows a combination of the technologies results in more exercise by office workers, at least at the outset, than just the FitBit alone. . . . → Read More: Wearables, Game App Help Boost Exercise Levels

Robotics, A.I. Employed for Personal Autism Therapy

Nao robot

An engineering lab at MIT developed techniques for combining robotics with deep learning, a form of artificial intelligence, to personalize autism therapy. . . . → Read More: Robotics, A.I. Employed for Personal Autism Therapy

3-D Print Advance Creates More Accurate Medical Models

3-D print foot model and CT image

A new three-dimensional modeling and printing process can produce more accurate models of human anatomy in less time and with less effort than current techniques. . . . → Read More: 3-D Print Advance Creates More Accurate Medical Models

Ingestible Device Designed to Monitor Gut Health

Ingestible gut sensor capsule

Biomedical engineers designed a sensor chip small enough to be swallowed, which in tests with pigs shows it can detect indicators of disease in the gut and transmit its readings to an external device. . . . → Read More: Ingestible Device Designed to Monitor Gut Health

Simpler Scheme Devised for Prosthetic Hand Controls

Prosthetic and human hnads

An engineering team designed a faster and more generic process for translating neuromuscular signals into computer controls for prosthetic hands than current machine-learning models. . . . → Read More: Simpler Scheme Devised for Prosthetic Hand Controls

Self-Repair Developed for Soft Materials Circuits

Digital counter tests

Materials scientists and engineers developed the ability for electronic circuits in soft materials, like those found in wearable devices, to repair themselves if ruptured. . . . → Read More: Self-Repair Developed for Soft Materials Circuits

Is Your Business Covered When It Comes To Security?

When your mind is only really plugged into growing your business, that business may be at risk, which is why you need to make sure that you cover off your business security as well. . . . → Read More: Is Your Business Covered When It Comes To Security?

Students Write App to Operate, Enhance Exoskeleton

Operating Mobile Maestro

A group of computer science students at Michigan State University designed a smartphone app to operate a robotic-arm exoskeleton for individuals with disabilities. . . . → Read More: Students Write App to Operate, Enhance Exoskeleton

Infographic: Countries with Highest Robot Density

Robotic density by country

Our friends at Statista published a chart this week showing installed industrial robots per 10,000 manufacturing workers. . . . → Read More: Infographic: Countries with Highest Robot Density