Bioengineering for health; virtual reality for stroke recovery

The SPECS group, together with the physical medicine and rehabilitation department of the hospital Sant Joan de Barcelona, explain us in the news of Punt Avui television, their study in virtual reality for patients who have suffered a stroke. The study began in 2014 and is a reinforcement of the basic rehabilitation treatment. In this case, a study has been done with 18 patients and a clear improvement has been observed after two months thanks to this system.

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“Plant roots inspire 3D-printed automotive sensors”

An article about the EU-funded project Plantoid – which aims to design subterranean robots for soil exploration and monitoring that draw inspiration from plants – has appeared on the European Research Media Center’s website youris.com. In the article, IBEC Director and Nanobioengineering group leader Josep Samitier describes the project, which…

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