Article - 29 Dec 2012
In this series of Building the Human Body, focus is given to the design and development of the bionic hand.
News - 4 Mar 2016
Initiated by Professor Yeung Chung-Kwong (Prof Yeung), Honorary Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKU), a team of experienced...
News - 19 Oct 2011
NIBIB, a unique joint initiative has awarded Kitware funding for the first phase of the research on robot assisted prostate surgery. NIBIB is a joint venture between The National Institutes of Health,...
News - 10 May 2013
In a study recently published in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, neurobiologists at the University of Chicago show how an organism can sense a tactile stimulus, in...
News - 22 Dec 2014
TransEnterix, Inc., a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics and flexible instruments to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced the successful completion of four...
News - 29 Jul 2011
The Good Shepherd Medical Center has released an official statement announcing its new status as the first hospital in the Texas region to perform MAKOplasty. It is a partial knee resurfacing,...
Article - 10 Jul 2012
An introduction to the biomechanical properties to a prosthetic hand, and a brief overview on the challenges ahead.
News - 24 May 2017
This new style of joystick is beautiful in its simplicity. With just one moving part, it removes the mechanics used by traditional joysticks.
The main moving component of the device silently...
News - 31 Oct 2014
Engineers routinely face tradeoffs as they design robotic limbs – weight vs. speed, ease of control vs. fluidity. A new hybrid fluid transmission developed at Disney Research Pittsburgh promises...
News - 19 May 2014
On Friday, May 9, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first prosthetic arm developed by DEKA and funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency...