A robot may one day perform your colonoscopy | CU Boulder Today

By |May 29th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Banner image: Graduate student Gregory Formosa inspects a robot that could one day change how doctors perform colonoscopies. (Credit: CU Boulder/Glenn Asakawa) A team from CU Boulder is taking a page from The Magic School Bus and journeying inside the body.  The researchers, led by engineer Mark Rentschler, aren’t traveling by shrinking bus like [...]

Northeastern University student Conor Messer will use his Fulbright Scholarship to design a robot to perform minimally invasive cardiac surgery in Abu Dhabi

By |May 16th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Ever since he can remember, Conor Messer has found himself drawn to the peripheries of his comfort zone. Raised in inner-city Denver, it wasn’t unusual for him to cross paths with people who didn’t look anything like him in his neighborhood, at church and at school. Years later, as a student at Northeastern, Messer [...]

These are the tasks that tech will perform in-store

By |May 9th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] CLOSE Walmart's "customer hosts" will still greet customers but have additional and physically demanding responsibilities, which means eliminating greeters. USA TODAYWalmart is planning to use thousands of robots for a wide variety of tasks within its stores following a "well-received" round of tests in 2018."Smart assistants have huge potential to make busy stores run more smoothly," [...]