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Snake research at Zoo Atlanta
2014-10-10 06:06:06

Observing sidewinder snakes as they use their unique talents to climb sand-covered slopes has helped both biologists and the engineers behind the development of snake-like robots gain new insight into their respective fields.

swarmies
2014-08-19 02:30:47

A small band of NASA engineers and interns is about to begin testing a group of robots and related software that will show whether it's possible for autonomous machines to scurry about an alien world such as the moon searching for and gathering resources just as an ant colony does.

collaborative robots
2014-08-15 08:13:29

Researchers from the Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have created the first-ever thousand-robot flash mob, according to research appearing Friday in the journal Science.

roombot robotic furniture
2014-05-26 04:17:35

If you’ve ever wished that you could just say the word and have your furniture automatically move around and change shape, researchers from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne are developing small Lego-brick like robots that could make your dreams come true.

2014-04-22 23:03:55

Participants suggest and vote on name for RoboKind robot used in autism intervention. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 RoboKind, the world leader in

Simplicity Is Key To Co-operative Robots
2014-04-17 13:24:01

A way of making hundreds - or even thousands - of tiny robots cluster to carry out tasks without using any memory or processing power has been developed by engineers at the University of Sheffield, UK.

2014-02-03 23:01:54

Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have received awards through the National Science Foundation's (NSF) National Robotics Initiative to investigate and overcome fundamental

Robots In The Cloud: RoboEarth Is Like The World Wide Web For Robots
2014-01-15 04:39:29

Scientists have created a network called RoboEarth for robots to pass on information they learn to one another, essentially creating a collective cloud mind.

Engineers Program Robot To Learn From A Human's Touch
2013-11-06 10:17:58

Industrial robots have no brains and are programmed to move through actions that have been embedded in the memory bank. These robots repeat the exact same action every time an object goes by, making them efficient but limited in capability.

Anthropomorphism On The Battlefield
2013-09-23 04:01:00

Anthropomorphism is what allows humans to attach themselves to non-human objects, and new research indicates that it may affect soldiers on the battlefield.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.