Surprisingly simple scheme for self-assembling robots
In 2011, when an MIT senior named John Romanishin proposed a new design for modular robots to his robotics professor, Daniela Rus, she said, "That can't be done."
Dash Robotics crowdfunding 'origami' runner you can assemble at home
Robot does standup for London audience (w/ Video)
3D printer-built robot has insect moves (w/ Video)
Japan's IBIS keyhole surgery robot demonstrated (w/ Video)
Calculating art: Meet e-David, the painting machine (w/ Video)
German team creates robot ape (w/ Video)
A robot that runs like a cat (w/ Video)
Thanks to its legs, whose design faithfully reproduces feline morphology, EPFL's 4-legged 'cheetah-cub robot' has the same advantages as its model: It is small, light and fast.
Namiki Lab air hockey robot can play with strategy (w/ Video)
WABIAN robot from Japan steps closer to human walk
Turtles make the right moves via remote control (w/ Video)
'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 ...
COMAN: Researchers build first fully-limbed passive compliant robot (w/ video)
Terradynamics: Technique could help designers predict how legged robots will move on granular surfaces (w/ video)
Using a combination of theory and experiment, researchers have developed a new approach for understanding and predicting how small legged robots – and potentially also animals – move on and interact with ...