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Biomimetic Anthropomorphic Robot Hand_

2016-02-27 17:01 / Comments Image: Movement Control Laboratory/University of Washington There are two generalized schools of thought when it comes to robot hand design. You have robot hands that are simple and straightforward and get the jo...

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What is Robotic Surgery?

Robotic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive means that instead of operating on patients through large incisions, we use miniaturized surgical instruments that fit through a series of quarter-inch incisions. W...

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A Paradigm Shift for Rehabilitation Robotics

The demand for rehabilitation services is growing apace with the graying of the population. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), senior citizens at least 65 years of age will increase in number by 88% in the coming years. By 205...

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Moving robot surgery from labs to hospitals

What if, in a few years from now, human surgeons were only needed for the most delicate operations, leaving more common tasks to robots? This not-so-fictional future is the dream of Dr Paolo Fiorini, who coordinated the EUROSURGE project, wh...

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