News - 24 Oct 2023
The world’s largest quadcopter drone has been designed and successfully flown by engineers from The University of Manchester.
Quadcopter. Image Credit: The University of Manchester
News - 12 Sep 2023
Labour shortages have affected large parts of the world and various industries. The security industry is also feeling the crunch, with many countries around the world facing a 52% staff shortage of...
News - 21 Nov 2022
Having gained inspiration from the biomechanics of the manta ray, scientists at North Carolina State University have come up with an energy-saving soft robot that has the potential to swim more than...
News - 20 Sep 2022
Aviation has been a nuts-and-bolts effort since the Wright brothers pioneered it in the back of their bicycle store in Dayton, Ohio.
The new UAS trailer and workspace. Image Credit: Idaho...
News - 10 Feb 2022
Robotics scientists at Virginia Tech have developed a multifunctional shape-morphing material that enables soft robots to adopt complex, load-bearing shapes without the use of motors or pulleys. A...
News - 3 Feb 2022
A new drive system for flapping wing autonomous robots has been developed by a University of Bristol team, using a new method of electromechanical zipping that does away with the need for conventional...
News - 6 Aug 2021
Small defects within liquid crystals have the potential to host chemical reactions or to transport cargo, making them a potential candidate for exciting new technologies, like synthetic platforms for...
News - 19 Jul 2021
Engineers at UC Riverside have unveiled an air-powered computer memory that can be used to control soft robots. The innovation overcomes one of the biggest obstacles to advancing soft robotics: the...
News - 3 Jun 2021
A new formula from Army scientists is leading to new insights on how to build an energy-efficient legged teammate for dismounted warfighters.
In a recent peer-reviewed PLOS One paper, the U.S. Army...
News - 17 Dec 2020
Researchers believe a new hinge is the key to get load-bearing, large, Army quadrotors to climb a few dozen feet in seconds.
Dr. Jean-Paul Reddinger, a research aerospace engineer with the U.S....