Meet six of the most interesting robots from the 2015 IROS expo hall
In minutes, you (yes, even you) can design a complex, customized walking robot
Engineers have developed a method to make synthetic, sticky hydrogel that is more than 90 percent water. The hydrogel, which is a transparent, rubber-like material, can adhere to surfaces such as glass, silicon, ceramics, aluminum, and titanium with a toughness comparable to the bond between tendon and cartilage on bone.
Hydrogel superglue is 90 percent water
Tiny graphene devices capable of folding in response to laser light could inspire future microrobots
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Removing tumors from within the inner ear is a very delicate matter that typically requires surgeons to remove the entire mastoid bone. However, in the future, all doctors will need to do is cut a tunnel of 5 mm in diameter through the bone using a miniature robot named NiLiBoRo. The system is capable of adjusting its path while drilling through bone to steer around sensitive tissue such as blood vessels and nerves.
Robotic worm for head surgery can cut around corners
The Japanese automaker is establishing a Silicon Valley company and hiring hundreds of engineers to advance AI for cars and robots
The FLARES system uses one enormous drone to launch (and capture) another
Silicon Valley technologists and VCs debate that and other questions about hot tech topics—such as, Is mining the killer app for 5G?—at an AT&T salon