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You can’t squash this roach-inspired robot

If the sight of a skittering bug makes you squirm, you may want to look away -- a new insect-sized robot created by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, can scurry across the floor at nearly the speed of... Continue Reading →

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New e-skin innovation gives robots and prosthetics an exceptional sense of touch

Robots and prosthetic devices may soon have a sense of touch equivalent to, or better than, the human skin with the Asynchronous Coded Electronic Skin (ACES), an artificial nervous system developed by a team of researchers at the National University... Continue Reading →

Tempted to cheat on a written exam? Artificial intelligence is 90% certain to nab you

Combining big data with artificial intelligence has allowed University of Copenhagen researchers to determine whether you wrote your assignment or whether a ghostwriter penned it for you -- with nearly 90 percent accuracy. Several studies have shown that cheating on... Continue Reading →

Piaggio’s ‘Gita’ Cargo Bot

OK, I could use this one đŸ˜‰ Piaggio's 'Gita' cargo bot is designed to be the helping hand that everyone needs. Gita is designed to help you carry your things, helping free up your hands in order to get on with... Continue Reading →

Robo ANYmal

Legged robotic systems are attractive alternatives to tracked/wheeled robots for applications with rough terrain and complex cluttered environments. The freedom to choose contact points with the environment enables them to overcome obstacles comparable to their leg length. With such capabilities,... Continue Reading →

Bringing a human touch to modern prosthetics

Amputees often experience the sensation of a “phantom limb"—a feeling that a missing body part is still there. That sensory illusion is closer to becoming a reality thanks to a team of engineers at Johns Hopkins University that has created... Continue Reading →

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