Nature inspires drones of the future (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Researchers have been taking tips from nature to build the next generation of flying robots.
OutRunner robot steered to fast track with Kickstarter
Ultra-fast, the bionic arm can catch objects on the fly (w/ Video)
A robot developed by EPFL researchers is capable of reacting on the spot and grasping objects with complex shapes and trajectories in less than five-hundredths of a second.
Boulder swarm effort turns to crowdfunding for Droplet mobile robots (w/ video)
SRI microrobots show fast-building factory approach (w/ video)
Trash-talking Scrabble player is robot named Victor
Study suggests people willing to take orders from a robot boss (w/ video)
3.253 seconds: Robot solves Rubik's Cube in record time at Birmingham fair (w/ video)
Smarter HyQ robot squat-jumps and does flying trots (w/ video)
Soft robotic fish moves like the real thing (w/ video)
Soft robots—which don't just have soft exteriors but are also powered by fluid flowing through flexible channels—have become a sufficiently popular research topic that they now have their own journal, ...
Johns Hopkins researchers interact with industrial robots (w/ video)
Video: Decentralized control of multiple robots under uncertainty
Writing a program to control a single autonomous robot navigating an uncertain environment with an erratic communication link is hard enough; write one for multiple robots that may or may not have to work ...
Data-gathering Tumbleweed robot seeks to understand desertification
Tiny swimming bio-bots boldly go where no bot has swum before (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —The alien world of aquatic micro-organisms just got new residents: synthetic self-propelled swimming bio-bots.