A UNC lab is developing foldable medical instruments

The so-called “blooming robot” device is one of several medical devices under development at UNC’s Bai Lab. (Sofía Basurto / Carolina Connection)


A lab in UNC’s applied physical sciences department has a new tool to help people with cardiac diseases. It’s called a “blooming robot” – a small implant that folds and unfolds like the petals of a flower.

Sofía Basurto has the story.

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