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Needed: Soft robots to solve hard problems

Seeking to explore potential applications for soft, deformable robots, a largely unexplored area of robotics engineering, a Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) professor has secured nearly $600,000 in federal funding for ...

dateSep 10, 2015 in Robotics
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New smart robot accelerates cancer treatment research

A new smart research robot accelerates research on cancer treatments. The new robot system finds optimal treatment combinations. Today Scientific Reports is publishing an article about the robot, authored by Dr Mats Gustafsson, ...

dateSep 22, 2015 in Robotics
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Video: Can robots make good teammates?

Are they our evil overlords, or our personal servants? Another possibility altogether is that they're our dependable co-workers, helping us put together that new Ikea bookcase.

dateSep 22, 2015 in Robotics
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Robots – our new underwater 'astronauts'

Soon it may be easier to design, plan and carry out infrastructure operations in deep water. The EU project called "SWARMs" aims to achieve this by integrating autonomous vehicles such as ROVs and AUVs.

dateSep 28, 2015 in Robotics
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