A flexible solar cell that converts sunlight into electricity even when stretched is the latest breakthrough in the work of Stanford University's Zhenan Bao, a professor of chemical engineering who has created an artificial electronic "super skin" that also has applications in prosthetics, robotics and detection of harmful diseases.
German researchers have built may have just built the toughest robot hand yet. It is an anthropomorphic robot hand that can endure collisions with hard objects and even strikes from a hammer without breaking into pieces.
The Yonhap News Agency in Seoul reported that the Government has announced it will spend 100 billion WON (US$89.5 million) on robotics related projects to encourage growth in the cutting edge industry.
The Chrysler Foundation continues its long time commitment to furthering science, engineering and technology education as it announces recipients of 2011 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotic grants.
Media Cybernetics, a manufacturer of image analysis software, has introduced the new AutoQuant image deconvolution and 5D visualization software that is supported by the Windows 7 operating system.
NASA is offering $20 million in support of the robotics non profit organisation ‘FIRST’ or For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.
Paolo Robuffo Giordano and his research team at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany, have developed a flexible RoboCoaster industrial robotic arm, which is specially designed to enable testers to experience the F1 Ferrari drive.
As a part of its incentive for student participation in science, technology and mathematics with a focus on robotic technology, NASA is providing up to $20 million over the next five years to support a national program.
Imagine combining bioengineering, military drones and Sumo wrestling. This is exactly what over 500 middle and high school students from Riverside and San Bernardino counties will do at the Bourns College of Engineering on Saturday.
The Alabama Robotics Technology Park will soon be open to the general public. Alabama Governor, Bob Riley will be attending the grand opening of the Phase I of the park on Wednesday November 10, 2010.