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Mithun Jacob uses a prototype robotic scrub nurse with graduate student Yu-Ting Li

Future surgeons may use robotic nurse, ‘gesture recognition’

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Surgeons of the future might use a system that recognizes hand gestures as commands to control a robotic scrub nurse or tell a computer to display medical images of the patient during an operation. Both the hand-gesture recognition and robotic nurse innovations might help to reduce the length of surgeries and […] Read the full story

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Science on Tap to offer talk on benefits of neural engineering

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University professor in the growing field of neural engineering will talk about the societal benefits of this area of research on Thursday (Jan. 20) during the next Science on Tap. Kevin Otto, a professor of biological sciences and biomedical engineering and director of the Purdue Neuroprostheses Research Laboratory, will […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 June 2019