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​NTU Singapore Start-Up Unveils Robot with Human-Like Dexterous Grip

A robotics technology start-up from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) named Eureka Robotics, has unveiled a new robot that can pick up delicate optical...
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This Flat Structure Morphs into Shape of a Human Face When...

Researchers at MIT and elsewhere have designed 3-D printed mesh-like structures that morph from flat layers into predetermined shapes, in response to...
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DARPA Seeks Novel Urban Swarm Capabilities, Enhancements to Physical Testbeds

Cities present multiple challenges for ground units as they attempt to navigate and search tall buildings amid tight spaces with limited sight...
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Researchers Explore Fish Movement to Enhance Underwater Robots

To understand the sensing, control and physics of fish-swimming with the goal of mimicking their performance in advanced robotics, researchers in the...
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Engineers Develop Multimaterial Fiber “Ink” for 3-D-Printed Devices

A new method developed by MIT researchers uses standard 3-D printers to produce functioning devices with the electronics already embedded inside. The...
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“Flying Fish” Robot Can Dive and Fly

A bio-inspired bot uses water from the environment to create a propelling gas and launch itself from the water’s surface. The robot...
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‘MacGyver’-like Robot Can Build Own Tools By Assessing Form, Function of...

Using a novel capability to reason about shape, function, and attachment of unrelated parts, researchers have for the first time successfully trained...
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Artificial “Muscles” Achieve Powerful Pulling Force

As a cucumber plant grows, it sprouts tightly coiled tendrils that seek out supports in order to pull the plant upward. This...
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Jellyfish-Inspired Robot Wins Best Paper Award in Prestigious Robotics Conference

Their research holds great potential when investigating the impact of environmental changes in the ocean’s ecosystem. Another aim is for Jellyfishbot to...
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Tiny Motor Can “Walk” to Carry out Tasks

Years ago, MIT Professor Neil Gershenfeld had an audacious thought. Struck by the fact that all the world’s living things are built...
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Teaching Artificial Intelligence to Connect Senses like Vision and Touch

In Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s book "Blind Assassins," she says that “touch comes before sight, before speech. It’s the first language and the...
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Insight Into Swimming Fish Could Lead to Robotics Advances

The constant movement of fish that seems random is actually precisely deployed to provide them at any moment with the best sensory feedback they...
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Stanford Develops an Electronic Glove That Gives Robots a Sense of...

Stanford engineers have developed an electronic glove containing sensors that could one day give robotic hands the sort of dexterity that humans take for...
microrobots

Using Electricity and Water, a New Kind of Motor Can Slide...

Look around and you'll likely see something that runs on an electric motor. Powerful and efficient, they keep much of our world moving, everything...
Flexible Robotics

Flexible Robotics for Food Production

Robots that automatically harvest tomatoes or package biscuits in boxes of various sizes are now becoming a reality: Wageningen University & Research will be...
Elephant Trunks

Elephant Trunks Form Joints to Pick up Small Objects; Research Could...

Understanding how elephants use their trunks to pick up small objects could lead to robots designed with flexible hands or grippers, according to a...
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Small Flying Robots to Anchor onto Surfaces and Pull Heavy Loads

A closed door is just one of many obstacles that poses no barrier to a new type of flying, micro, tugging robot called a...
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Origami Cushions Protect Drones from Collisions

Taking inspiration from the ancient art of paper folding, scientists at Imperial College London’s Aerial Robotics Lab have equipped drones with lightweight, impact-absorbent cushioning to protect...
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Robot Masters Human Balancing Act

When walking in a crowded place, humans typically aren’t thinking about how we avoid bumping into one another. We are built to use a...
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Robot Masters Human Balancing Act

When walking in a crowded place, humans typically aren’t thinking about how we avoid bumping into one another. We are built to use a...