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Denmark develops robot to conduct coronavirus tests

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Denmark develops robot to conduct coronavirus tests Denmark develops robot to conduct coronavirus tests Credit: CC0 Public Domain Danish researchers have developed a robot capable of carrying out COVID-19 screening tests, the University of Southern Denmark announced on Wednesday. Using a 3D-printed disposable arm that is automatically swapped after every …

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    Surgeons successfully treat brain aneurysms using a robot

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    Dr. Vitor Mendes Pereira views images from remote control stent placement for a brain aneurysm. Credit: Roger Boyle Using a robot to treat brain aneurysms is feasible and could allow for improved precision when placing stents, coils and other devices, according to late breaking science presented today at the American …

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      Robot toys could help detect early signs of autism or ADHD in infants

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      An infant interacts with the Nao robot. Credit: 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication Lauren Klein, a computer science Ph.D. candidate in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, has long been interested in tackling healthcare problems. Her latest approach: robot toys. “I strongly believe that human-robot …

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        Robot assisted microsurgery passes human clinical trial

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        MicroSure’s MUSA robotic platform. Credit: MicroSure. A team of researchers working at Maastricht University Medical Center in The Netherlands has assessed the capabilities of a robot that assists with microsurgeries. In their paper published in the journal Nature Communications, the group describes how the robot works and how well it …

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          Retinal screening in diabetes: Diagnosis by robot

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          Credit: CC0 Public Domain The digital revolution in ophthalmology, foreshadowed around two years ago, has now become a clinical reality: Since the middle of the year, MedUni Vienna and Vienna General Hospital have been using automatic digital retinal screening, without assistance from an ophthalmologist, to detect diabetic retinal disease. “The …

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