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How Robots, Octopuses Might Revolutionize Surgery
By Steve Crowe · 14 May, 2015 • Researchers have designed a robotic arm that enables surgeons to access confined regions of the human body and carefully manipulate soft organs.
App-Controlled Robot Arm Gives Boy, 9, New Hope
By Steve Crowe · 1 May, 2015 • A young boy often bullied over a disability is given new hope with a robotic arm that can be customized via smartphone.
Paralyzed Man to Walk Marathon with Exoskeleton
By Steve Crowe · 29 April, 2015 • Nathan Kirwan, paralyzed from the chest down, is taking 55,000 steps over the next five months, with the help of an exoskeleton, to raise money and help Ireland keep its only publicly-available exoskeleton.
Wounded US Soldier Receives 3D Printed Robot Hand
By Steve Crowe · 24 April, 2015 • Taylor Morris, a quadruple amputee who lost his limbs in an IED blast while serving in Afghanistan, receives an affordable 3D printed robotic hand.
Watch: Boy Surprised with Blue Man Group Robot Arm
By Steve Crowe · 21 April, 2015 • Twelve-year-old Wyatt Farlardeau received the surprise of a lifetime when his favorite music group, Blue Man Group, presented him with a custom 3D printed robotic arm.
Get a Load of this Sword-Fighting Robot
By Steve Crowe · 17 April, 2015 • How could anyone possibly think it's a good idea to create a sword-fighting robot?
Can Robot Patients Lead to Better Doctors?
By The National Science Foundation · 14 April, 2015 • Research seeks to make better human patient simulators, a training tool that enables clinicians to practice their skills before treating real patients.
How a Robot Glove Helps Stroke Victims
By Steve Crowe · 7 April, 2015 • Stroke survivors may soon be able to improve their rehab success at home with the SCRIPT robot glove that allows therapists to remotely treat patients.
Exoskeleton Boots Make Walking Easier for Stroke Victims
By Steve Crowe · 6 April, 2015 • A new unpowered exoskeleton boot makes walking more efficient, by engaging a spring in parallel with the Achilles tendon.
Model Dazzles with Crystal-Studded Robot Hand
By Open Bionics · 20 March, 2015 • Open Bionics 3D printed a custom robot hand studded with Swarovski crystals for Grace Mandeville, who donned the prosthetic at London’s Wearable Tech Show.
Tony Stark Delivers Working Iron Man Robot Arm to 7-Year-Old Boy
By Steve Crowe · 13 March, 2015 • Seven-year-old Alex, a huge Iron Man fan, was born with a partially developed right arm. Well, his favorite superhero showed up to give him a working Iron Man bionic limb.
This Nano Drone Could Save You from a Heart Attack
By Steve Crowe · 3 March, 2015 • Researchers have developed nanometer-sized drones that deliver drugs to heal and stabilize fat deposits in arteries that could prevent heart attacks caused by atherosclerosis.
Robot Spine Surgery Corrects Woman’s Congenital Scoliosis
By Steve Crowe · 30 January, 2015 • Deirdre McDonnell, 34, underwent a magnetic expansion control system rod operation to have a magnetic rod screwed onto her spine. The rod was then controlled externally to correct the curvature caused by scoliosis.
You Can Buy This $1 Million Shooting Robot on Amazon
By Steve Crowe · 20 January, 2015 • Kuratas is a $1 million mech suit with a BB Gatling gun that fires off 6,000 rounds per minute. It takes cues from your facial expressions and fires off the Gatling gun when you smile at it.
The Best Robots of CES 2015
By RT Staff · 15 January, 2015 • You couldn't escape the robots at CES 2015. Drones, robot toys and humanoids were the talk of Las Vegas. Here are our picks for the best robots of CES 2015.

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