News - 16 Jul 2019
An academic at Loughborough University is creating drone technology to determine the size of tiny, underwater sediments in an effort to understand how rivers are reacting to environmental drivers,...
News - 20 Jun 2019
Engineers have recently demonstrated that technically, a small robotic capsule could be guided into the colon to capture micro-ultrasound images.
This novel device is called Sonopill, and one...
News - 23 May 2018
Scientists are designing artificially intelligent computer systems with the ability to self-design and self-assemble to work more efficiently when compared to the best human-developed...
News - 10 Nov 2017
Humanoid robots can be called a vanity project, where attempts are made to produce artificial life in human image – in a sense trying to play God. But the problem is, we are not very good at it....
News - 6 Nov 2017
Scientists are currently working toward developing new fleets of autonomous 'self-optimizing' forklift trucks capable of working efficiently and safely in warehouses alongside human...
News - 25 Feb 2015
A prosthetic hand controlled by the nervous system, robotic clothing to help people with walking, and biosensors to monitor how patients use equipment or exercise during rehabilitation are the focus...
News - 8 Dec 2014
The Chancellor, George Osborne, announced in the Autumn Statement yesterday [Wednesday 3 December] that Bristol will be one of three cities to explore the feasibility of driverless cars in the UK, by...
News - 12 Feb 2014
HRH The Duke of York, KG, travelled to Bristol today [10 February] to meet with entrepreneurs in the city’s innovative new Engine Shed and to visit the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) to gain...
News - 10 Oct 2022
In the last few years, the growth of artificial intelligence (AI) tools has been promoted as a solution for the lack of diversity in the workforce, from using CV scrapers and chatbots to schedule...
Article - 16 Sep 2018
THis article is an introduction to soft robotics, what they are and their applications.