Archive: 1/12/2010

A robot with finger-tip sensitivity

Two arms, three cameras, finger-tip sensitivity and a variety of facial expressions – these are the distinguishing features of the pi4-workerbot. Similar in size to a human being, it can be employed at any modern workstation ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Robotics
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Tech innovations fuel biology breakthroughs

New technologies that help drive the blistering pace of discovery in biology were highlighted by a panel of experts Wednesday in a "top ten" list of game-changing innovations.

dateDec 01, 2010 in Other
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Reinventing the wheel

Creating a wheel for some of the worst potholes known to humankind is just one of the extraterrestrial challenges a team of McGill students and professors face in developing and testing a wheel prototype for the new Lunar ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Space Exploration
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