Bee–inspired landing system will sting aircraft hackers
(Phys.org) —Bees have inspired development of a new aircraft landing system that is fully independent of outside technology, improving passenger safety by deterring blocking or hacking.
Space-tested robot inspires medicine and manufacturing uses
Humans doing difficult, repetitive tasks or those who need assistance with movement may soon get a helping hand - literally - thanks to robotic technology developed to serve astronauts in space.
Woman or machine? New robots look creepily human
The new robot guides at a Tokyo museum look so eerily human and speak so smoothly they almost outdo people—almost.
Clever copters can learn as they fly (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —The research paves the way for robots to work intelligently alongside humans in ways that are currently familiar only through science fiction films. The robots could play important roles in ...
Winners named in global underwater robot event
Student teams controlling underwater robots from the United States, Canada and Russia were the winners Saturday in a global competition at the only federal freshwater marine sanctuary in the United States.
US marine sanctuary hosts underwater robot event
Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary will host more than 60 teams this week from 18 states and 13 countries for an underwater robot competition.
Power consumption of robot joints could be 40 percent less, according to study
Unai Ugalde-Olea, lecturer in the Department of Electronics Technology of the UPV/EHU, has analysed a way of propelling robots in a more energy-efficient way and has shown, on a laboratory level, that in ...
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