DARPA to Atlas contest hopefuls: Time to cut the cord
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 ...
Japan's IBIS keyhole surgery robot demonstrated (w/ Video)
Swimming-pool ships make waves in modular robotics (w/ Video)
Illinois robotics lab's HyTAQ moves in air, rolls on land (w/ video)
Insect-like flying robots self-recover after crash (w/ Video)
Brainput system takes some brain strain off multi-taskers
DNA nanorobot triggers targeted therapeutic responses
Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have developed a robotic device made from DNA that could potentially seek out specific cell targets within a complex ...
Close encounters: When Daniel123 met Jane234 (w/ video)
Kilobots - tiny, collaborative robots - are leaving the nest (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Kilobots are coming. Computer scientists and engineers at Harvard University have developed and licensed technology that will make it easy to test collective algorithms on hundreds, or ...
Flocking robots take to the sky (w/ video)
Giant robotic worm mimics C. elegans nematode (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Leeds researcher has drawn inspiration from biology to build a giant robotic worm that can wiggle its way around obstacles.
For robust robots, let them be babies first (w/ Video)
Want to build a really tough robot? Forget about Terminator. Instead, watch a tadpole turn into a frog.
Advances made in walking, running robots
Researchers at Oregon State University have made an important fundamental advance in robotics, in work that should lead toward robots that not only can walk and run effectively, but use little energy in the ...