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Eye-Rhas system employs high precision eye-surgery robot

By Damir Beciri
27 October 2011

eye-rhas-meeninkSurgery performed on eyes, such as retina repairs or treating a detached retina, demands high precision. Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) researcher has developed a smart eye-surgery robot that allows eye surgeons to operate with increased ease and greater precision. The system also extends the effective period during which ophthalmologists can carry out these delicate… »

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Robot octopus shows great potential as an addition to mini subs

By Rob Aid
2 Comments23 May 2009

recording-beta.jpgCecilia Laschi, of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, and her colleagues are attempting to build a robot with arms that work in the same way that octopuses’ tentacles do. Having no solid skeleton, it will be the world’s first entirely soft robot. Their goal is to use the knowledge related to the principles that give… »