News - 31 Jul 2020
The principles of origami—Japanese art of folding—could help unleash the power of the smallest robots, thereby improving agility, speed, and control in machines measuring just about a...
News - 21 Jul 2020
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.
The novel humanoid hand design is a...
News - 16 Jul 2020
A self-driving car has a hard time recognizing the difference between a toddler and a brown bag that suddenly appears into view because of limitations in how it senses objects using lidar.
News - 16 Jul 2020
Researchers have developed a prototype of robotic prosthetic leg that provides a more natural gait, works noiselessly and more efficiently when compared to other kinds of designs.
A student tests...
News - 2 Jul 2020
New jellyfish-inspired soft robots developed by engineering researchers at North Carolina State University and Temple University have been found to outswim their real-life counterparts.
News - 22 Jun 2020
Multi-disciplinary research has led to the innovative fabrication of molecule-sized robots. Scientists are now advancing their efforts to make these robots interact and work together in the millions,...
News - 4 Jun 2020
HAMR-JR, a minuscule robot developed by researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Harvard Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired...
News - 21 May 2020
Buckling is the abrupt loss of structural stability and often a matter of engineering nightmares. Mechanical buckling leads to detrimental failure for a range of structural systems from soufflés...
News - 12 May 2020
Around 17 million people in the United States experience stroke every year. Stroke is mainly responsible for causing serious long-term disability in U.S. individuals.
The soft robotic exosuit (shown...
News - 28 Feb 2020
Octopuses have a lot of cool things to boast about, and their arms could be the coolest of all.
Researchers have developed an octopus-inspired robot can grip, move, and manipulate a wide range of...