'Flipperbot': Sea turtles inspire beach-walking robot (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —For sea turtle hatchlings struggling to reach the ocean, success may depend on having flexible wrists that allow them to move without disturbing too much sand. A similar wrist also helps a robot ...
MIT researchers devise new means to synchronize a group of robots (w/ Video)
Robot arm at MIT will weave its own web (w/ Video)
Ping-pong robots debut in China (w/ video)
Your next Angry Birds opponent could be a robot
With the help of a smart tablet and Angry Birds, children can now do something typically reserved for engineers and computer scientists: program a robot to learn new skills. The Georgia Institute of Technology ...
BaTboT is up for imitating smart bat maneuvers
Berkeley robot uses tiny, spiny toes to climb cloth
Turtles make the right moves via remote control (w/ Video)
Zurich team develops walking, jumping, balancing, Cubli (w/ Video)
New robot butler "HERB" can microwave your dinner (w/ Video)
Collaborative learning for robots
Machine learning, in which computers learn new skills by looking for patterns in training data, is the basis of most recent advances in artificial intelligence, from voice-recognition systems to self-parking ...
Researchers mimic insect ocelli to build light sensor to control fly-sized drone
Ask the crowd: Robots learn faster, better with online helpers
University of Washington computer scientists have shown that crowdsourcing can be a quick and effective way to teach a robot how to complete tasks. Instead of learning from just one human, robots could one ...