Restoring the sense of touch in amputees using natural signals of nervous system

Scientists have found a way to produce realistic sensations of touch in two human amputees by directly stimulating the nervous system.

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Zebrafish want to hang out with moving 3-D robotic models of themselves

Authenticity is an important trait, and zebrafish take it especially seriously. An interdisciplinary team of researchers has discovered that zebrafish engage more with 3D-moving robotic models of themselves than with other stimuli.

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Robotic tutors for primary school children

The use of robotic tutors in primary school classrooms is one step closer.

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In a first, brain computer interface helps paralyzed man feel again

Imagine being in an accident that leaves you unable to feel any sensation in your arms and fingers. Now imagine regaining that sensation, a decade later, through a mind-controlled robotic arm that is directly connected to your brain.

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Soft robots that mimic human muscles

Robots are usually expected to be rigid, fast and efficient. But researchers have turned that notion on its head with their soft robots.

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3-D-printed robots with shock-absorbing skins

Anyone who’s watched drone videos or an episode of “BattleBots” knows that robots can break — and often it’s because they don’t have the proper padding to protect themselves.

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Your next nurse could be a robot

The nursing assistant for your next trip to the hospital might be a robot.

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