Latest Microbotics Stories
In what they are calling a step towards building microscopic robots, researchers from the University of Michigan have demonstrated how chains of self-assembling particles could act like tiny, electrically-activated muscles.
Doctors looking to conduct procedures on a microscopic scale have develop sperm-inspired robots that can be manipulated through the use of weak oscillating magnetic fields.
Sperm-Inspired Robots Controlled by Magnetic Fields May be Useful for Drug Delivery, IVF, Cell Sorting and Other Applications at the Microscopic Level WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
Researchers from the University of Texas at Arlington have developed a micro-windmill that can generate wind energy despite being just one-tenth the size of a grain of rice, making it an innovative way to power cell phones or other technological devices without the need for large turbines.
Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK are currently developing robot swarms that could eventually lead to a better understanding of how a group of machines could work in concert to accomplish a given task.
Researchers at one US university have developed a team of 20 miniature robots which can work together on complex tasks, and now they are hoping to expand their work to mass-produce the machines and prove their usefulness in a vast array of different scenarios.
Japanese researchers have taken another step into the dimension of weird for robotics: a wearable miniature humanoid virtual presence.
Today kicks off the 2012 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), featuring leading robotics and automation experts.
In recognition of the enormous potential of his pioneering research and sustained excellence in teaching, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has honored Dr.
A new technique inspired by elegant pop-up books and origami will soon allow clones of robotic insects to be mass-produced by the sheet.
- a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.