News - 6 May 2022
Lymphedema is common in breast cancer survivors due to the high risk of lymph node damage or removal during surgical procedures. As the nodes’ locations cause fluid and proteins to collect in...
News - 9 Feb 2022
The term “robot” would probably summon up images of sturdy metallic bodies that are indestructible when attacked.
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In modern routine...
News - 8 Feb 2022
Festo introduces at SLAS 2022 the Modular Gantry Robot platform for laboratory-based automated liquid handling. Open sourced, customizable, and utilizing world-class components, this new solution...
News - 24 Jun 2021
A challenging aspect in science and engineering fields is managing matter beyond the thermodynamic equilibrium to develop material systems that can rival those of living organisms.
News - 17 Mar 2021
During the swarming of birds or fish, each entity coordinates its location relative to the others, so that the swarm moves as one larger, coherent unit. Fireflies on the other hand coordinate their...
News - 18 Feb 2021
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have created a four-legged soft robot that doesn't need any electronics to work. The robot only needs a constant source of pressurized air for...
News - 28 Jul 2020
Dialogue is one of the most basic ways humans use language, and is a desirable capability for autonomous systems. Army researchers developed a novel dialogue capability to transform Soldier-robot...
News - 15 May 2020
A new robot created with funding from the U.S. Army features intricate locomotion techniques powerful enough to enable it to climb sand-covered hills without getting stuck. The robot has been...
News - 30 Jan 2020
Researchers at Cornell University have developed a new soft robot muscle that sweats to regulate its temperature.
A Cornell team led by Rob Shepherd, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace...
News - 14 Oct 2019
A novel method to construct soft robots that are multifunctional, small, and portable has been developed by engineers from the University of California San Diego.
This innovation was made...