Surprisingly simple scheme for self-assembling robots
In 2011, when an MIT senior named John Romanishin proposed a new design for modular robots to his robotics professor, Daniela Rus, she said, "That can't be done."
Dash Robotics crowdfunding 'origami' runner you can assemble at home
Robot does standup for London audience (w/ Video)
New approach assembles big structures from small interlocking pieces
MIT researchers have developed a lightweight structure whose tiny blocks can be snapped together much like the bricks of a child's construction toy. The new material, the researchers say, could revolutionize ...
3D printer-built robot has insect moves (w/ Video)
Japan's IBIS keyhole surgery robot demonstrated (w/ Video)
Calculating art: Meet e-David, the painting machine (w/ Video)
German team creates robot ape (w/ Video)
A robot that runs like a cat (w/ Video)
Thanks to its legs, whose design faithfully reproduces feline morphology, EPFL's 4-legged 'cheetah-cub robot' has the same advantages as its model: It is small, light and fast.
Namiki Lab air hockey robot can play with strategy (w/ Video)
WABIAN robot from Japan steps closer to human walk
Students' robotic arm can make you stronger
Need a hand lifting something? A robotic device invented by University of Pennsylvania engineering students can help its wearer carry an additional 40 pounds (18 kilograms).
Robot with brush, water, wiper tackles solar panel cleaning
Droids dance, dogs nuzzle, humanoids speak at Madrid robot museum
A white robotic beagle sits wagging its tail and nuzzling anyone who pets it, while six pint-sized robots, flashing blue, pump their fists as they dance to the pop hit "Gangnam Style".