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Robots heal injured pig oesaphagus

Cosmos Magazine - Sun 14 Jan 18

It sounds like something out of Star Trek, but an international team report success with a cell-regenerating robot implant. Andrew P Street reports.

Robotic implant could help children with rare disorder eat again

Newscientist - Thu 11 Jan 18

The device lengthens the oesophagus so its two ends can be stitched back together, improving life for children with a birth defect called oesophageal atresia

Robotic Implants Could Help Remedy a Rare Birth Defect

Discover Magazine - Wed 10 Jan 18

Robots are finding new ways to get under our skin, and that’s a good thing. Lab-grown organs are carving their place in medicine, as scientists can today grow miniature brains, kidneys and ...

Robotic implants spur tissue regeneration inside the body

TechXplore - Wed 10 Jan 18

An implanted, programmable medical robot can gradually lengthen tubular organs by applying traction forces—stimulating tissue growth in stunted organs without interfering with organ function ...

Robotic implants spur tissue regeneration inside the body, ScienceDaily - Wed 10 Jan 18
Robotic implants spur tissue regeneration inside the body, Eurekalert - Wed 10 Jan 18

A Robot That Tugs on Pig Organs Could Save Human Babies

Wired Science - Wed 10 Jan 18

Researchers detail how an implantable robot could tug on organs to lengthen them, a potential treatment for two traumatic childhood disorders.