Wireless pressure-sensing eye implant could help prevent blindness

Researchers at Caltech have developed an implantable pressure sensor that can reside in the human eye for years at a time while wirelessly sending data about the eye's health to the patient or medical professionals. The implant ...


Flying DRAGON robot can slip through tight spaces

A team of researchers at JSK Lab at the University of Tokyo has created a new type of drone called DRAGON, which is shaped like a snake. The team has written a paper describing their robot and recently presented it at the ...


New technology enables man to hold his granddaughter again

In the first known study of how amputees use advanced sensory-enabled prostheses outside the lab, subjects used a mechanical hand more regularly and for longer periods of time compared to traditional prostheses—and also ...