Liquid crystal polymer learns to move and grab objects
Researchers trained material the same way as Pavlov trained dogs.
4 Dec 2019 ⋅ Matter
Molecular eraser enables better data storage and computers for AI
New discovery for atomic-scale circuits brings closer the potential to eliminate a gigatonne of carbon emissions while increasing data capacities for ultra-efficient computers.
27 Nov 2019 ⋅ ACS Nano
Underwater robotic gliders provide key tool to measure ocean sound levels
Researchers have developed an effective method to use an underwater robotic glider to measure sound levels over broad areas of the sea.
20 Nov 2019 ⋅ PLOS ONE
On the way to intelligent microrobots
First nanomagnets in the components of the microrobots are magnetically programmed and then the various movements are controlled by magnetic fields.
6 Nov 2019 ⋅ Nature
Scientists should have sex and gender on the brain
Thinking about sex and gender would help scientists improve their research.
6 Nov 2019 ⋅ Nature
RoboBee powered by soft muscles
First flight of a microrobot with soft actuators.
4 Nov 2019 ⋅ Nature
Learning from mistakes and transferable skills – the attributes for a worker robot
The aim is to develop robotic autonomy, so the machine can assess the unique circumstances presented in a task and find a solution - akin to a robot transferring skills and knowledge to a new problem.
4 Nov 2019 ⋅ International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems
Research tests speed of drones in responding to medical emergency scenarios
Research suggests that, in certain cases, drones could quickly deliver life-saving interventions during city's peak rush hour.
25 Oct 2019 ⋅ American Academy of Pediatrics 2019 National Conference & Exhibition
Controlling our internal world
Design principles from robotics help researchers decipher elements controlling mental processes in the brain.
7 Oct 2019 ⋅ Nature Neuroscience
Squid-inspired robots might have environmental, propulsion applications
Scientists studied fluid mechanics to simulate and build a squidlike robot that's fast, quiet and hard to see
1 Oct 2019 ⋅ Physics of Fluids