Food delivery robots coming to UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — Robots are set to take over the University of North Dakota in the upcoming months. The robots are equipped with multiple sensors and cameras that allow them to stop to avoid collisions and equipped with a four wheel drive system that will allow them to deliver on campus during the winter months. The University is…

Robot at Essentia Health helps detect & treat lung cancer

According to robotics company Auris Health, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A new robot at Essentia Health completely changing traditional dynamics of lung cancer diagnosis “We go through the mouth so what you see is the breathing tube. That goes normally like any other procedure, patient’s asleep and we put the breathing tube that will go through the mouth and stay within the trachea, the wind pipe….

Meet RUDI: Jamestown Regional Medical Center shows off new germ-zapping robot

The robot's name was chosen through a contest set up by the medical center

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KVRR) — Jamestown Regional Medical Center hosts a contest to name its second germ-zapping robot and the winner is… R.U.D.I.! It was purchased for $100,000 with the help of the North Dakota Department of Commerce Economic Resiliency Grant. Their first robot R.O.S.I.E. was bought in 2018. The robots are 99.9 percent effective in destroying hard-to-kill superbugs in hard-to-clean…

Kids Compete At First Lego League Qualifier

The tournament had 38 teams compete in the Regional Qualifier.

FARGO , N.D. — Kids from grades 3-8 presented and battled their blocks inside the Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse at NDSU. These talented technicians spent months working on their crafts for them to go head to head in missions using their Lego bots. “I have been doing this since I was in 3rd grade and my mom I think she saw…

UND Engineering Expo: Time, Commitment and Passion

These engineering and design students are not taking the typical final exams

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Finals week involves test driving race cars and building robots for some students at UND. Several aspiring engineers showed off their best work at UND’s annual Engineering Design Expo. A sleek green race car is one of 70 projects built by students from the ground up, many of which are part their finals. The expo can…