Category Archives: Robot Health

Robot Takes Sick Boy To School


This week on Health Tech Weekly we take a look at health technology helping sick and injured children stay in school. One Oklahoma boy facing costly bone marrow transplants in another state will be able to attend his class thanks to an amazing telepresence robot.

Paralyzed Woman Eats with Robot Arm

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 16, 2012 – Reaching out to “high five” someone, grasping and moving objects of different shapes and sizes, feeding herself dark chocolate. For Jan Scheuermann and a team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC, accomplishing these seemingly ordinary tasks demonstrated for the first time that a person … Continue reading Paralyzed Woman Eats with Robot Arm