Content tagged with Medical
posted in August 2012
Robot Assists Heart Surgeons
8/21/2012  27 comments
The CorPath200 robotic system helps cardiologists with a procedure that restores blood flow to blocked arteries.
Robot Provides Virtual Medical Care
8/17/2012  13 comments
iRobot and InTouch Health have joined forces to create a state-of-the-art device called RP-VITA, which is making it easier for doctors to visit hospitalized patients' bedsides even if they can't get there in person.
Ingestible Sensor Serves as Prescription Drug Monitor
8/14/2012  29 comments
The FDA has approved an ingestible sensor that can be integrated into tablets to track when people take their medicine.
Video: Humanoid Robot Used to Treat Autism
8/13/2012  18 comments
Zeno will help children with autism develop more appropriate emotional responses to everyday social interactions.
Carbon Nanotubes Reinforce Adhesive
8/7/2012  4 comments
Carbon nanotubes reinforce a high-strength epoxy adhesive for structural components.
TI Chip Helps Calculate Human Body Composition
8/6/2012  11 comments
Engineers have devised a way to transform the home bathroom scale into an advanced body composition system worthy of a health club or doctor's office.
Video: Robots Climb Stairs, Walk Like a Human
8/3/2012  29 comments
A pair of robotic legs modeled closely on human walking mechanisms walk with a biomechanically accurate gait.
PLA Blends Perform Like Engineering Thermoplastics
8/2/2012  3 comments
New polylactic acid alloys provide up to 40 percent bio-based content, but their strength and stiffness rival standard engineering thermoplastics.
Nanodevices Self-Assemble Using DNA
Engineering Materials 
8/1/2012  5 comments
Harvard University's Wyss Institute has harnessed DNA to create self-assembling nanodevices such as targeted drug delivery machines.

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