When I was offered a spot in the science team for the Popping Rocks cruise I got really excited: My first research cruise! The open ocean! Mid-ocean ridge basalts! HOV Alvin dives! Escaping the New York City winter! At the ...
They are all shapes and sizes, with all numbers of legs. They can put out fires on ships, shimmy up construction sites to do dangerous inspections, safely traverse battlefields and enter power plants to plug radiation leaks.
A robot being developed to help elderly people stay independent and active for longer has been named by residents of three local care homes where it is going to be tested.
Fast food giant Domino's is to trial pizza delivery robots in New Zealand, it said Friday, describing the hi-tech, driverless units as a world first.
A new wall-climbing drone can approach any type of structure by flying and sticking to the target and utitlizing a pose change and perching mechanism.
A machine with hands of steel has revolutionized the speed and efficiency of the once-tedious process of plant grafting.
The problem with having a microscopic robot propelled by a horde of tail-flailing bacteria is you never know where it's going to end up. The tiny, bio-robots, which amount to a chip coated with a "carpet" of flagellated bacteria, ...
Parents want the best for their children's education and often complain about large class sizes and the lack of individual attention.
In a hotel not in a galaxy far, far away, a robot bids you welcome as you pull into the driveway.
Orchestration of systems of mobile robots for border protection, search and rescue, and personal security
Modern mobile robots have increasingly practical capabilities. Amazon.com is developing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones for package delivery. Autonomous cars can safely navigate our streets without a driver. Yet, ...