A novel gripper from an SRI spinoff could enable robots to take on new tasks.The sticky effect seen when you rub a balloon on your hair could be used to help robots pick things up, greatly expanding ...
Fri 24 Oct 14 from MIT Technology Review
Laboratory for the Design and Control of Energetic Systems / Vanderbilt In the future, some forms of brain surgery may not require surgeons to drill through your skull. Researchers ...
17 hours ago from Popular Science
It’s no secret that the Japanese have a certain affinity for coming up with odd creations and while their latest may very well fall into that category, it is equal parts awesome.
15 hours ago from Techspot
A thin tether provides enough constant power and communications to this pocket-sized surveillance drone
Thu 23 Oct 14 from IEEE Spectrum
A new series of the show in which weaponized robots wage battle in the arena is planned for 2015 - but only if $40,000 can be raised on Kickstarter. This isn't just a commercial venture. ...
15 minutes ago from iProgrammer
Disney's upcoming animated film Big Hero 6, about a boy and his soft robot (and a gang of super-powered friends), is perhaps the largest big-budget mash-up you'll ever see. Every aspect of ...
Sat 18 Oct 14 from Engadget
Robots aren't ready to help fight ebola right now, but within a few months, they might be
Mon 20 Oct 14 from IEEE Spectrum
Pepper Pepper, Japan's first affordable social robot, goes on sale in February. It can read emotions and will be a platform for new apps. Courtesy Softbank The Japanese ...
Tue 21 Oct 14 from Popular Science
Through a computational algorithm, a team of researchers from the University of Guadalajara (UDG) in Mexico, developed a neural network that allows a small robot to detect different patterns, ...
Tue 21 Oct 14 from Phys.org
We've become so overexposed to technology that the extraordinary is now very, very ordinary, says Willard Foxton
Wed 22 Oct 14 from Telegraph.co.uk Tech
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