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Jan 13, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Jill Scharr, Tom's Guide
A turtle-shaped robot that uses a retractable rake and a bevy of onboard sensors to draw elaborate lines and designs on sandy surfaces.
Dec 31, 2014 09:40 AM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
The robot can explore marine environments, moving easily through dense patches of seagrass.
Dec 17, 2014 02:51 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle uses biomimetic design. Continue reading →
Nov 13, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
An engineering team wants to build huge, paintball-flinging exoskeletons suitable for tournaments. Continue reading
Nov 11, 2014 10:55 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Chains of electrically activated particles could power microbots that swim through a person's bloodstream to fight disease.
Nov 10, 2014 08:49 AM ET
Robots decide stuff all the time, scary as that sounds. But what happens inside their 'thought' process? A team from MIT asked the same question and created a way to visualize what a machine's decision process looks like.
Nov 6, 2014 02:22 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
New technology would allow rescue workers to deploy roaches as living microphones. Continue reading →
Nov 2, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Researchers are making such leaps and bounds in the lab that what seemed futuristic just a moment ago is already ancient history.
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