May 22, 2020

Delivery app Meituan Dianping has started to deploy robots in the Shunyi district of Beijing. “This project is to minimise the risk of potential infections caused by human contact and meet the needs of customers in this special time,” said Meituan in a statement. The a...

May 22, 2020

Pony.ai has been testing robot taxis in Beijing and Guangzhou since late 2018 as well as in Fremont and Irvine, California. This start-up claims to be the first company to launch an autonomous ride-hailing operation and offer self-driving car rides to the general publi...

May 22, 2020

Using a machine-learning algorithm, MIT researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In laboratory tests, the drug killed many of the world’s most problematic disease-causing bacteria, including some strains that are resistant to all known antibiotic...

May 22, 2020

Self-driving Danish disinfection robots have shipped to hospitals in China to help fight the coronavirus. Chinese medical supplies company Sunay Healthcare Supply signed an agreement with Danish company UVD Robots. With ultraviolet light, the Danish robot can disinfect...

May 22, 2020

Scientists from Cornell University and the Istituto Italiano di Technologia have developed a ‘3D-

printed hydrogel actuator that has autonomic perspiration’ – otherwise known as a robot rubber hand that can cool itself with its own sweat.  Designed to handle scenarios w...

May 22, 2020

Up to now, machine learning in combination with patient data has been mainly used to successfully expand the number and type of patients that can benefit from existing medicines.  But a new compound developed entirely by an AI to treat OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorde...

May 22, 2020

How AI, Automation and Robotics Could Prepare Us for the Next Pandemic

With the tragic events following the global outbreak of Covid-19 most countries were unprepared for a pandemic. Governments have faced a series of shortages in medical staff, gloves, masks, critical...

May 22, 2020

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich), is developing a method for robots to carry small objects without actually physically touching them at all. Ultrasound waves can generate a pressure wave that humans can’t see or hear. This process of usi...

May 22, 2020

Professional additive manufacturing designers, providers and amateurs have responded to the global call to arms, assisting the medical professionals who are faced with a shortage of

ventilators, masks, face shields and personal protective equipment (PPE). To assist the...

May 21, 2020

Maccabi Healthcare Services, one of Israel’s largest health maintenance organization covering 2.4 million people, developed a system with AI company Medial EarlySign to identify people most vulnerable of covid-19. It has flagged 2% of its members amounting to around 40...

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