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Annual SIR Scientific Meeting: Hansen Medical to Exhibit Magellan Robotic System

Annual SIR Scientific Meeting: Hansen Medical to Exhibit Magellan Robotic System

Hansen Medical, Inc., the global leader in intravascular robotics, today announced it will exhibit its Magellan™ Robotic System at the Annual Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Scientific Meeting April 2-7 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. [More]
Automated Techniques Could Speed Up Antimicrobial Discovery

Automated Techniques Could Speed Up Antimicrobial Discovery

The antimicrobial arsenal that we count on to save millions of lives each year is alarmingly thin--and these microbes are rapidly evolving resistance to our weapons. [More]
Innovative Humanoid Robot to Assist Children with Autism

Innovative Humanoid Robot to Assist Children with Autism

Children with autism have special difficulty in expressing emotions, usually have no social skills and face major problems when communicating. In order to help children with this problem learn to recognize facial expressions in themselves and in others, a group of researchers at the Tec de Monterrey, in Mexico, created a robot using artificial intelligence. [More]
Researchers Create Breakthrough Mind-Controllable Prosthesis Using Electrode System

Researchers Create Breakthrough Mind-Controllable Prosthesis Using Electrode System

Thanks to the electrodes system a stable signal is obtained, which allows precise control like handling an egg without breaking. It also provides sensations as if it were a real hand. [More]
Guthrie Announces Arrival of Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots to Disinfect Operating Rooms

Guthrie Announces Arrival of Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots to Disinfect Operating Rooms

Guthrie has reported the arrival of Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots, a new kind of advanced robots which utilize a unique pulsed xenon light technology to sanitize operating rooms. [More]
Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Publishes Special Supplemental Issue Dedicated to Stereotaxis Technology

Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Publishes Special Supplemental Issue Dedicated to Stereotaxis Technology

Stereotaxis, Inc., a global leader in innovative technologies for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, today announced that the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1540-8167), a publication of Wiley Periodicals and a leading peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of electrophysiology (EP) of the heart, has published a special supplemental issue dedicated to Stereotaxis technology. [More]
FDA Approves Powered Lower-Limb Exoskeleton Created by Vanderbilt Engineers

FDA Approves Powered Lower-Limb Exoskeleton Created by Vanderbilt Engineers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given clearance to market and sell the powered lower-limb exoskeleton created by a team of Vanderbilt engineers and commercialized by the Parker Hannifin Corporation for both clinical and personal use in the United States. [More]
MEDTECH Delivers ROSA Spine Robotic Surgery System to Miami Valley Hospital

MEDTECH Delivers ROSA Spine Robotic Surgery System to Miami Valley Hospital

MEDTECH, a company specialized in designing, developing and marketing innovative surgical assistance robots, today announced the first sale of its ROSA™ Spine robotic surgery system in the U.S. - to Miami Valley Hospital. [More]
Xenex' LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots Destroy Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Four-Minute Cycle

Xenex' LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots Destroy Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Four-Minute Cycle

Last Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) issued a report on superbugs and the risk they pose to hospital patients stating that “more work is needed – especially in fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria.” Hospital acquired infections (HAIs) kill nearly 200 people in the U.S. every day and affect 1 in 25 hospital patients – and these numbers do not include infections acquired at skilled nursing, long-term acute care and outpatient surgery facilities. [More]
New Bionic Fingertip Allows Amputee to Feel Textures in Real Time

New Bionic Fingertip Allows Amputee to Feel Textures in Real Time

Researchers at Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (SSSA) have developed a unique artificial fingertip that provides sophisticated tactile data to amputee Dennis Aabo Sørensen. [More]