Archive: May 2022

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Smart socks help people living with dementia

Smart socks that track rising distress in the wearer could improve the well-being of millions of people with dementia, non-verbal autism and other conditions that...

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Robotic sleeve for lymphoedema treatment

Canadian researchers from the University of Waterloo’s Microfluidics Laboratory and Diesel Biomechanics Laboratory, Breast Rehab and Myant have developed a soft robotic sleeve for the...

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Smart diaper for bedside urine testing

Researchers in China have designed a flexible sensor that fits in a diaper, measures multiple components in urine and can share those results over Bluetooth...

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Autonomous knitting creates soft robotic ‘banana fingers’

US scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a rapid design and fabrication tool to create a glove containing soft pneumatic actuators.

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