Engineers bring surgical robots down to microscale size

In a collaboration between Harvard and Sony, engineers have brought surgical robotics down to the microscale by creating a new, origami-inspired miniature manipulator to improve precision and control.

Lindsay Brownell • harvard
Aug. 25, 2020 ~6 min

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New filtration system improves industrial wastewater purification, saves energy

Liquid-gated membranes filter nanoclay particles out of water with twofold higher efficiency and nearly threefold longer time to foul, and reduce the pressure required for filtration over conventional membranes.

Lindsay Brownell • harvard
Nov. 9, 2018 ~7 min

 science-technology  harvard-john-a-paulson-school-of-engineering-and-applied-sciences  filtering-water  joanna-aizenberg  liquid-gated-membranes  municipal-wastewater  wyss-institute-for-biologically-inspired-engineering-at-harvard

New filtration system improves industrial wastewater purification, saves energy

Liquid-gated membranes filter nanoclay particles out of water with twofold higher efficiency and nearly threefold longer time to foul, and reduce the pressure required for filtration over conventional membranes.

Lindsay Brownell • harvard
Nov. 9, 2018 ~7 min

 science-technology  harvard-john-a-paulson-school-of-engineering-and-applied-sciences  filtering-water  joanna-aizenberg  liquid-gated-membranes  municipal-wastewater  wyss-institute-for-biologically-inspired-engineering-at-harvard

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