Metallic Glass Gears Make for Graceful Robots

Throw a baseball, and you might say it’s all in the wrist. For robots, it’s all in the The post Metallic Glass Gears Make for Graceful Robots has been published on Technology Org. Metallic Glass Gears Make for Graceful Robots

Robot Gift Guide 2016

A dozen robots that we promise will make fantastic holiday gifts Images: Parrot; Robotis; Kamagami; Fotokite; Anki; Sphero <!– .topicList { list-style-type: none; } –> Welcome to the fifth edition of our annual Robot Gift Guide! This year, we bring you a dozen robots that we think will make fantastic holiday gifts. Just as we’ve … [Read more…]

IBM Watson Previews AI-Powered Medical Image Analysis

IBM Watson Health has created AI-powered medical image analysis solutions designed to help healthcare providers pursue personalized approaches to patient diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring. IBM Watson Previews AI-Powered Medical Image Analysis

Metallic glass gears make for graceful robots

At NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, scientists are building a better gear. Specifically, they are developing gears made from bulk metallic glass (BMG), a specially crafted alloy with properties that make it ideal for robotics. Metallic glass gears make for graceful robots

The Robot Revolution Comes to Synthetic Biology

Automation allows thousands of possibilities when building weird new organisms Photo: Ginkgo Bioworks Photo: Ginkgo Bioworks Robots at Work: Gingko Bioworks’ lab automates genetic engineering. Last month, synthetic biologists at Ginkgo Bioworks raised their glasses—filled with genetically modified beer—to cele­brate the launch of a new automated lab. By applying engineering principles to biology, and with the … [Read more…]