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In the future, smart soft robotic exosuits could be worn by soldiers, fire fighters and rescue workers to help them cross difficult terrain and help them perform their respective tasks more effectively. Read more

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A team at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) has developed a micro-fabrication approach that enables the assembly of robots from composite materials. Read more

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A new study has shown that a highly elastic and adhesive surgical sealant can effectively seal wounds in shape-shifting tissues without the need for common staples or sutures. Read more

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Benjamin Boettner explains how post-stroke patients reach terra firma with Wyss Institute's soft robotic exosuit technology Read more

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Lindsay Brownell, Wyss Institute, explains how medical-grade bio-glue inspired by slugs sticks to biological surfaces without toxicity. Read more

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A new technique combines precision printing of stretchable conductive inks with pick-and-place manufacturing of electronic components to make flexible, wearable sensors. Read more

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Technique paves the way for more complex, customisable devices, says Wyss Institute Read more

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The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University will collaborate with ReWalk Robotics to develop wearable exosuits for patients with limited walking ability Read more

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The Wyss Institute has developed a human blood-brain barrier-on-a-chip device that offers new ways of studying drug delivery and neurological disease in vitro Read more

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The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University has unveiled the launch of its startup company Opsonix to commercialise its pathogen-extracting sepsis therapy Read more

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As it is world physical therapy day we have put together a list of devices to help with physical rehabilitation Read more

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The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University has announced that its bedside data–acquisition software will be commercialised by MediCollector Read more

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Last year the ‘ice bucket challenge’ was sweeping through the Internet and raising awareness for Motor Neuron Disease, (aka ALS). Read more

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Wyss Institute’s’ human organs–on–chips have been honoured, by London’s Design Museum, as the world's pre–eminent, most forward–thinking design to have emerged within the last year. Read more

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Soft, wearable robotics expert, Conor Walsh, Ph.D, and his team, are developing a glove that could help people suffering from loss of hand motor control to regain some of their independence. Read more

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