Lego Robot Helps Researchers Build Artificial Bones

Lego Robot Helps Researchers Build Artificial Bones
technology

Utilizing its precise dipping technique, two scientists made a Lego Mindstorms kit a key component of their experiment.

Emma Hutchings
  • 19 march 2012

Researchers at Cambridge University used a Lego Mindstorms robotics kit to build artificial bone, which involves repeatedly dipping a base object in various solutions. This is an interesting application of a low-cost and widely available robotics kit, which could also be used to perform other tedious scientific tasks.

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