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A Robot that Completes a 2-Hour Brain Surgery Procedure in under 3 minutes?

Brain surgery is precision business, and one slip can spell doom for affected patients. Even in one of the most skilled jobs in the world, human error can still be a factor. Researchers from the University of Utah are looking…

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MIT’s new Nylon Artificial Muscles

Scientists have been developing artificial muscles for some time now. Usually from electrically responsive polymers or even carbon nanotubes, these “muscles” are able to replicate the characteristics or real muscles: contract, expand or stretch. More recently, a research team from MIT has created…