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New robot can help treat rare birth defect

01/25/2018

Image: illustration of a baby's upper body with lungs, oesophagus and implant; Copyright: University of Sheffield

Dr Dana Damian from the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering at the University of Sheffield and her team from Boston Children’s Hospital have created the revolutionary prototype robotic implant which encourages tissue growth in babies.