Robot system for keyhole surgery


This is a robot system for keyhole surgery, consisting of a master unit operated by the surgeon, and a slave unit that moves on the patient side. A feature of the slave robot is, it’s…

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Engineers probe mechanics behind rapid-aging disease


Researchers at MIT and Carnegie Mellon University are using both civil engineering and bioengineering approaches to study the behavior of a protein associated with progeria, a rare disorder in children that causes extremely rapid aging…

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