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Robots in healthcare are becoming more widely used for moving supplies, dispensing medication, and conducting precise surgical operations. In addition, AI is helpful for diagnosis and interacting with patients. Prosthetics, human-machine interfaces, and assistive technology are also developing.

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British RAS Community Rallies Around Manufacturing, Logistics

The U.K. manufacturing and logistics sector has joined several events focusing on how British RAS can help improve efficiency and provide competitive advantage. However, can academic-industrial partnerships overcome the U.K.'s lag in industrial automation?

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Going Where No Robot Has Ever Gone

Harvard University Professor George Whitesides and his team have fashioned a new type of flexible, soft-bodied robot that could one day assist in dangerous search and rescue missions or serve as a surgeon?s assistant.

$6M Project to Standardize Robots in Senior Care Settings

$6M Project to Standardize Robots in Senior Care Settings

The funding is part of a significant European Commission investment in social care robotics that goes beyond engineering to explore legal, ethical, and social issues surrounding human-robot interaction in social care environments.

iRobot And InTouch Health Roll Out New Remote Physician

iRobot And InTouch Health Roll Out New Remote Physician

iRobot and its telemedicine partner InTouch Health are launching their first health robot, which combines telemedicine technology from InTouch Health with autonomous navigation and mobility developed for the iRobot Ava mobile robotics platform