Archive: 24/10/2016

Adding social touch to robotics

A squeeze in the arm, a pat on the shoulder, or a slap in the face โ€“ touch is an important part of the social interaction between people. Social touch, however, is a relatively unknown field when it comes to robots, even ...

dateOct 24, 2016 in Robotics
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Four weeks at sea for climate research

A complex system of surface and deep water currents circulates in the North Atlantic, between Iceland and the Azores, called the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC). The Gulf Stream, which transports heat to ...

dateOct 24, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Stem cells also rust

Oxygen in the air is well known to cause damaging rust on cars through a process known as oxidation. Similarly, a research group at Lund University in Sweden, has now identified that certain cells during embryonic development ...

dateOct 24, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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