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Miniaturized sensors hold up under pressure

Applications as diverse as oil-well drilling and robot-driven surgery are driving demand for improved micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) pressure sensors. As they are made smaller, however, simultaneously ...

Jan 02, 2013
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Robotic surgery: How safe is it?

When Mea Figueroa of St. Cloud was told that a robot would be performing a delicate operation to remove uterine fibroids that were causing her pain and abnormal bleeding, she hesitated slightly.

Jun 22, 2010
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Surgery on beating heart thanks to robotic helping hand

If you've been waiting for the day to arrive when computers actually start performing surgery, that moment might soon be upon us. A French team has developed a computerized 3D model that allows surgeons to use robotics to ...

Dec 11, 2009
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A high-tech handrest

University of Utah engineers developed a computer-controlled, motorized hand and arm support that will let doctors, artists and others precisely control scalpels, brushes and tools over a wider area than otherwise ...

Mar 08, 2010
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