In: Robotics, Augmented Reality, and Devices

Jeremy D. Brown named Sloan Research Fellow

Jeremy D. Brown is among 118 Sloan Research Fellows honored for their exceptional early-career science research.

Robot performs first laparoscopic surgery without human help

In four experiments on pig tissues, the robot excelled at suturing two ends of intestine—one of the most intricate and delicate tasks in abdominal surgery.

Robot programming for everyday people

New Demoshop software makes it easier to teach robots to help in the workplace.

Emad Boctor

Emad Boctor receives Thalheimer Fund Grant

The grant will fund the prototype for a more accurate and continuous fetal monitoring device.

The Robot Surgeon Will See You Now, The New York Times

Russ Taylor, Greg Hager, and Axel Krieger spoke to The New York Times about the future of AI and robotics in surgery. 

Get a grip: Adding haptics to prosthetic hands eases users’ mental load

Through neuroimaging, engineers discover that prosthetics that provide haptic sensory feedback lessen the mental energy users expend when using the device.