Ducted fans in its toes help this robot to balance while taking giant steps
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Researchers have discovered a process for engineering next-generation soft materials with embedded chemical networks that mimic the behavior of neural tissue. The breakthrough material may lead to autonomous soft robotics, dual sensors and actuators for soft exoskeletons, or artificial skins.
Scientists mimic neural tissue in new research
A research team has developed an origami-inspired robotic arm that is foldable, self-assembling and also highly-rigid.
Origami-inspired self-locking foldable robotic arm
A machine learning algorithm for detecting ripeness levels in papaya fruit could help both shoppers and producers
Shelly is fun to play with, but if you hit it, it’ll hide inside its shell until it’s safe to come out again
Sophisticated sensors and autonomous navigation set Ava apart from other telepresence robots
A deep neural network that’s mapped to the innards of a yeast cell reveals its inner workings
Researchers have fused living and non-living cells for the first time in a way that allows them to work together, paving the way for new applications.
Artificial and biological cells work together as mini chemical factories
A new lightweight, low-cost agricultural robot could transform data collection and field scouting for agronomists, seed companies and farmers. The TerraSentia crop phenotyping robot measures the traits of individual plants using a variety of sensors, including cameras, transmitting the data in real time to the operator’s phone or laptop computer.
Ag robot speeds data collection, analyses of crops as they grow