Article - 29 Dec 2012
In this series of Building the Human Body, focus is given to the design and development of the bionic hand.
Article - 28 Nov 2012
This article is part of a series on building the human body and explores research on neural prosthetics and the idea of a bionic brain.
Article - 30 Oct 2012
The following article discusses the robotic features to NASA's Curiosity Rover.
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 - 4 Oct 2012
Owing to the increase in the number of amputations during the American Civil War, the utilization of artificial limbs became popular.
Article - 1 Oct 2012
Actuators are motors used in a control system. They are usually the final elements in the system. They use energy input and low power command signal to amplify the signal and produce the desired...
Article - 28 Sep 2012
The best known surgical hair restoration robot is the ARTAS System and is still the only precision-based robot approved by the FDA for its application in harvesting hair follicles.
Article - 21 Sep 2012
Genetic algorithms are used to train several neural networks that encourage the ability of robots to explore their environment.
Article - 20 Sep 2012
The greedy search algorithm is a traditional approach to robotic navigation that follows a local gradient. Upon implementing this method, a robot selects its path on the basis of only the positions,...
Article - 23 Aug 2012
This article discusses the application of robots in assisting with elderly care.