Cephalopods such as squids use a kind of jet propulsion that is not clearly understood, specifically with respect to their hydrodynamics under turbulent flow conditions.
Inspired by the way lizards and cockroaches move, a new high-speed amphibious robot with the capability to swim and run on top of water at high speeds and crawl on tough landscape has been built by scientists from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).
A fish school is a striking demonstration of synchronicity. Yet centuries of study have left a basic question unanswered:
A school of fish is a remarkable display of synchronicity. But even years of research have not resolved a fundamental question—do fish swim in schools to save energy?
The concept of a swarm of robots taking instructions and painting a picture might seem unrealistic but a new study reported in Frontiers in Robotics and AI, an open-access journal, has demonstrated that it is achievable.
Using advanced robotics, a research group has demonstrated that the speed of animals is essential for collective behavioral patterns, and that, eventually, it is the faster creatures that have the strongest impact on group-level behavior.
Coral polyps that constitute corals found in the ocean are small soft creatures with tentacles and a stem. They nourish the corals and help the corals to survive by producing self-made currents from the motion of their soft bodies.
At Michigan State University a team of engineers has designed and created an innovative humanoid hand that could help develop a robot with a soft touch.
Researchers have created a sensory integrated artificial brain system that simulates biological neural networks, which can work using a power-efficient neuromorphic processor such as Intel’s Loihi chip.
Kitchen robots are famous foresight for the future. However, if an existing robot attempts to pick up a kitchen staple like a shiny knife or a clear measuring cup, it may not be successful.