Self-organizing robots: Robotic construction crew needs no foreman (w/ video)
On the plains of Namibia, millions of tiny termites are building a mound of soil—an 8-foot-tall "lung" for their underground nest. During a year of construction, many termites will live and die, wind and ...
Spiderman robot spins draglines to cross open space (w/ video)
Nature-inspired systems give 'soft robots' ability to camouflage themselves (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) -- A team of researchers led by George Whitesides, the Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, has already broken new engineering ground with the development of soft, silicone-based robots inspired by creatures like starfish and squid. Now, ...
How to make ethical robots
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Robots Reveal Insights into Evolution
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Ski Robot Could Decipher the Art of Skiing
Jellyfish Robot Swims Like its Biological Counterpart
Living Safely with Robots, Beyond Asimov's Laws
Space Robot Can Autonomously Reconfigure Itself
It's All Relative: UCSD's Einstein Robot Has 'Emotional Intelligence' (Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Albert Einstein may have written his last scientific theory more than half a century ago, but he's still honing his emotional intelligence in a laboratory at the University of California, ...