Category Archives: medical

Cardboard robots for kids to build

The image speaks for itself – simply brilliant. Not even so expensive as a novelty, and certainly a piece of design brilliance that’s part of a wider ground swell of folk-empowerment in materials to build moving things. If these Kinetic … Continue reading

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MEDi fascinates kids so they block and forget stress and pain (NAO app)

 The University of Calgary’s (UoC) faculty of medicine work on MEDi the robot helps reduce anxiety of kids getting flu shots appears in the Calgary Herland. On one hand, this is just-another-fun-funded-experimental-research effort using NAO (a nao jaffer – nao I need to find … Continue reading

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