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Robotic colonoscopy platform featured by BBC Digital Planet

BBC Digital Planet reporter Madeleine Finlay visited the International Robotics Conference and discussed with Joe Norton, a postdoctoral researcher part of the team involved with the robotic colonoscopy platform about

Sonopill feasibility study published in Science Robotics

STORM Lab engineers have helped show it is technically possible to guide a tiny robotic capsule inside the colon to take micro-ultrasound images. Known as a Sonopill, the device could

2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

The STORM Lab team are presenting three works at the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 20-24. The three papers investigated different control strategies for the

UoL Press Release – Redesigning cancer screening technology

Engineers have developed a prototype endoscope which they say could cut the cost of manufacture from £80,000 to just £40. The press release is available in full here: https://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4402/redesigning_cancer_screening_technology

Metin Sitti visits STORM LAB UK

This week Wednesday (13 March) Prof. Sitti, the Director of the Physical Intelligence Department at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Germany, visited Leeds for the monthly Robotics@Leeds

Europe’s financial backing for Novel Lifesaving Magnetic Tentacles

Robotic tentacles to help surgeons operate inside the body is among several new research programmes at Leeds supported by European funding. The University of Leeds has received more than €19m

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