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The Robotics Collection
The use of robotics in industrial settings continues to accelerate at a rapid pace. Explore this collection to learn more about automation, cobots, AI-enabled robots, customized robots, and drones.
AI Helps Soldiers Bark Orders Telepathically to Robot Dogs
May 23, 2023
The latest robotic controls don’t use implants like other brain-machine interface technologies. Instead, the system—aided by machine learning—uses telepathy to control robot dogs.
Robotic Dandelion Seed Takes Flight
May 1, 2023
Not content to waft on the wind, the artificial seed flaps when exposed to light
Video: Robotics May Be The Answer To Your Cramped Apartment
Apr 20, 2023
How do you make small spaces more livable and sustainable? One solution is to redefine "square footage" where we live, work, and play.
7 Medical Robots that May Save Your Life
Apr 18, 2023
Robots are taking over the operating room. And that’s a good thing.
7 Soft Designs that are Reimagining Robotics
Apr 4, 2023
Soft robots are lagging behind their stronger cousins but new designs offer different opportunities.
Developing a Smart Walking Stick for the Visually Impaired
Mar 30, 2023
Colorado researchers devise camera-mounted cane to help visually impaired identify objects in a room or on a shelf.
Liquifying Robot Points to Shape-Shifting Electronics
Mar 16, 2023
Inspired by sea cucumbers, researchers use electric and magnetic fields to melt, move, and shape gallium objects.
Robotic Gripper Helps Clean Up Hazardous Liquid Spills
Mar 14, 2023
Colorado State University mechanical engineers have developed a soft, robotic gripper delicate enough to manipulate individual droplets. By remotely cleaning up biofluid spills it may help cut the occurrence of laboratory-acquired infections.
Measuring Human Trust in Robots
Feb 9, 2023
Human trust in robots doesn’t always rise and fall when it should, so a researcher at Texas A&M is developing a way to measure worker trust in robots.
Robot Turns Artist's Commands to Graffiti
Feb 8, 2023
Graduate students at Georgia Tech devised a bot that mimics and magnifies human hand motions to produce art.