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Getting a grip on robotic grasp

Twisting a screwdriver, removing a bottle cap, and peeling a banana are just a few simple tasks that are tricky to pull off single-handedly. Now a new wrist-mounted robot can provide a helping hand—or rather, fingers.

dateJul 18, 2014 in Robotics
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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 project is ...

dateJul 10, 2014 in Robotics
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Muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command (w/ Video)

( —A new generation of miniature biological robots is flexing its muscle. Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign demonstrated a class of walking "bio-bots" powered by muscle cells and controlled ...

dateJun 30, 2014 in Robotics
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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 cars. It's also ...

dateJun 25, 2014 in Robotics
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