News - 11 Aug 2020
Coral polyps that constitute corals found in the ocean are small soft creatures with tentacles and a stem. They nourish the corals and help the corals to survive by producing self-made currents from...
News - 15 Jul 2020
A plastic miniature robot, composed of responsive polymers, has been developed by scientists from the Eindhoven University of Technology.
Inspired by a coral polyp, this plastic mini robot moves by...
News - 15 Jul 2020
Inspired by a coral polyp, this plastic mini robot moves by magnetism and light.
Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology developed a tiny plastic robot, made of responsive polymers, which...
News - 27 May 2020
Artificial cilia, or hair-like structures, developed by researchers from North Carolina State University and Elon University have the ability to bend into novel shapes when subjected to a magnetic...
News - 13 Sep 2019
Human hands are extremely adept at controlling many different objects. Humans can hammer a nail or pick up a strawberry or an egg without breaking it.
One trait that enables humans to carry out...
News - 3 Jul 2019
Neil Gershenfeld, a professor at MIT, came up with an audacious idea years ago. Considering the fact that all the living things in the world are made out of combinations of only 20 amino acids, he...
News - 11 Sep 2015
Evana Automation Specialists, a leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently received a contract to design and build three custom workstations for a...
News - 3 Jun 2014
A team of researchers at the University of Twente (Netherlands) and German University in Cairo (Egypt) has developed sperm-inspired microrobots, which can be controlled by oscillating weak magnetic...
News - 17 Dec 2013
Seegrid, maker of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs), was selected as preferred solution for Hearth & Home Technologies of Lakeville, MN. The world’s leading producer and installer of hearth...
News - 7 Oct 2013
In 2011, when an MIT senior named John Romanishin proposed a new design for modular robots to his robotics professor, Daniela Rus, she said, “That can’t be done.”
Two years later,...