Atlanta, GA (Scicasts) — If brain imaging could be compared to Google Earth, neuroscientists would already have a pretty good "satellite view" of the brain, and a great "street view" of neuron details.
Engineers Develop Flexible 'Skin' that Can Help Robots, Prosthetics Perform Everyday Tasks By Sensing Shear Force
Seattle, WA (Scicasts) — If a robot is sent to disable a roadside bomb -- or delicately handle an egg while cooking you an omelet -- it needs to be able to sense when objects are slipping out of its grasp.
Cambridge, MA (Scicasts) — Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital have built a flexible sensor that can be rolled up and swallowed. Upon ingestion, the sensor adheres to the stomach wall or intestinal...