Article - 13 Dec 2009
Professor Brad Nelson and his colleagues at The Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems have recently demonstrated three distinct types of microrobots of progressively smaller size that are...
News - 10 Jun 2011
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conducted three robotics contests to demonstrate the viability of latest microrobotics and robotics technologies at the IEEE International...
News - 26 Oct 2010
They’ve played soccer, run dashes and deftly inserted pegs into holes—all
within a world that can fit inside a single grain of rice. Now, it’s time
News - 20 Oct 2009
The scientists and engineers who introduced the world to tiny robots demonstrating
soccer skills are creating the next level of friendly competition designed to
advance microrobotics-the field...
News - 29 Nov 2008
In the future, tablet-shaped robots could perform some surgical operations
without injuring the body. A new publication by the Institute of Robotics and
Intelligent Systems of ETH
News - 2 Jul 2015
Swarms of microscopic, magnetic, robotic beads could be scrubbing in next to the world's top vascular surgeons--all taking aim at blocked arteries.
These microrobots, which look and move...
News - 25 May 2010
Make room, Bender, Rosie and R2D2! Your newest mechanical colleagues are a
few steps closer to reality, thanks to lessons learned during two robotics events
hosted by the National Institute...
Microbiorobotics is a new engineering discipline that inherently involves a multidisciplinary approach (mechanical engineering, cellular biology, mathematical modeling, control systems, synthetic...
News - 23 Apr 2009
Research and Markets has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's
new report "Biomedical
Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators" to their offering.
News - 15 Nov 2016
A group of mechanical engineers at the University of California San Diego have effectively used acoustic waves to transport fluids via small channels at the nanoscale. This innovative method is a...