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  • Article - 5 Apr 2017
    A team of researchers from Japan have developed a musculoskeletal robot that uses thin McKibben muscles as an actuator to build a multifilament muscle that has characteristics similar to those of...
  • Article - 20 Oct 2012
    The study of ferroelectricity can be explained by first discussing polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and its copolymers.
  • Article - 20 Oct 2012
    The discovery of electroactive polymers (EAP) dates back to an experiment conducted by Roentgen in 1880 using a rubber band having a fixed end and a free end that can be charged and discharged.
  • Article - 28 Jan 2020
    Scientists are exploring how nanotubes can be used in robotics to improve on function and capabilities.
  • Article - 16 Sep 2018
    THis article is an introduction to soft robotics, what they are and their applications.
  • Article - 8 Apr 2014
    A control system is a mechanism that can be programmed to control robotic movements. It features logic analysis, data algorithms, programs and other processing methods that allow robots to perform...
  • Article - 30 Oct 2012
    A overview on the application of electrostrictive polymers for robotic technology.
  • Article - 6 Jun 2013
    Robots play a vital role in exploring the hostile environment of outer space. Besides the Earth, the Moon is the only celestial body that humans have stepped on.
  • Article - 26 Apr 2013
    In this modern world, several tasks that are considered dangerous or dirty are likely performed by autonomous and robotic systems. Autonomous systems exhibit high precision, efficiency and...
  • Article - 4 Oct 2012
    Owing to the increase in the number of amputations during the American Civil War, the utilization of artificial limbs became popular.