Musk’s Neuralink has faced issues with its tiny wires for years, sources say – ET HealthWorld

Musk’s Neuralink has faced issues with its tiny wires for years, sources say – ET HealthWorld

By Rachael Levy London: Neuralink‘s disclosure last week that tiny wires inside the brain of its first patient had pulled out of position is an issue the Elon Musk company has known about for years, according to five people familiar with the matter. The company knew from animal testing it had conducted ahead of its … Read more

IISc’s tiny new device to store enormous energy has uses from streetlights to e-Cars – ET HealthWorld

IISc’s tiny new device to store enormous energy has uses from streetlights to e-Cars – ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru: Researchers at IISc’s department of instrumentation and applied physics (IAP) have designed a novel ultra-micro supercapacitor, a tiny device capable of storing an enormous amount of electric charge. According to the institute, the new device is much smaller and more compact than existing supercapacitors and can potentially be used in many devices ranging from … Read more

Tiny Robots Could Someday Brush, Floss Your Teeth for You

Tiny Robots Could Someday Brush, Floss Your Teeth for You

Aug. 23, 2022 – Your twice-daily brushing and flossing routine could someday be automated using tiny microrobots that scrub your teeth for a customized clean, thanks to new research from the University of Pennsylvania. Scientists used magnetic fields to assemble nanoparticles into tiny, brush-like robotic structures that precisely remove biofilms, a network of germs and … Read more

Tiny Robot Bugs in Development for Medical Relief

Tiny Robot Bugs in Development for Medical Relief

March 28, 2022 — When doctors can’t easily reach someone — whether it’s in a war zone or a natural disaster — robot bugs are being designed to come to the rescue. That’s because the same things that make some insects such invasive pests — like their tiny size and resistance to harsh environments — … Read more

‘Reassuring’ study of children’s ‘tiny’ Covid risk

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The vast majority of children have mild or no symptoms from coronavirus Parents should be “reassured” Covid-19 has not caused the deaths of any otherwise healthy schoolchildren in the UK, researchers say. Children’s risk of needing hospital treatment for coronavirus is “tiny” and critical care “even tinier”, they say. … Read more