All articles by Robert Scammell

  1. Robots grow mini-organs from human stem cells

    Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine have developed an automated system that uses robots to rapidly produce…
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    17 May
  2. Machine learning improves stroke and dementia diagnosis

    Scientists have created machine learning software that can detect a common cause of dementia and strokes in CT scans more…
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    17 May
  3. Robot teaches itself to dress patients

    Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a robot that could assist patients when dressing. The PR2 robot…
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    15 May
  4. ‘Tractor beam’ rearranges artificial cells for drug delivery

    UK researchers have used tractor beam-like technology to connect, arrange and merge artificial cells, which could pave the way for…
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    14 May
  5. Machine learning quickly analyses tumours

    Researchers in the US have developed an artificially intelligent algorithm to accurately analyse tumours in cancer patients with a greater…
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    10 May
  6. Butterfly wings inspire eye implant for monitoring glaucoma

    Engineers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a synthetic analogue coating for eye implants that makes them…
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    30 Apr
  7. Portable test box provides immunity data for vulnerable populations

    Researchers from the University of Toronto have developed a portable, reconfigurable lab-on-a-chip diagnostic platform that can gauge the level of…
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    25 Apr
  8. Artificial muscles can lift 12,600 times their own weight

    Researchers have developed artificial muscles that are capable of lifting up to 12,600 times their own weight and can produce…
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    18 Apr
  9. Machine learning reveals cause-effect relationships in proteins

    Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) have used machine learning to study proteins, demonstrating how machine learning can…
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    17 Apr
  10. Graphene spikes can kill bacteria on implants

    Researchers have shown that a tiny layer of vertical graphene flakes can be applied to implants to prevent bacterial infection….
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    16 Apr