The forest floor should be able to make a meal out of this new drone made of almost completely from biodegradable parts.
Robotic insects that fly in teams to lift objects
To make swarms of honeybee-sized robots, researchers propose new design and fabrication methods to cut down on time and resources.
Eye tracker allows users to control robotic arm
An intelligent eye tracker allows for accurate, hands-free remote control of robots without the need for joysticks or other devices.
Powerful diagnostic approach uses light to detect virtually all forms of cancer
Using Raman spectroscopy as a means of detection, researchers have built an extensive database of signatures to detect any cancer.
A soft robotic hand takes a two-pronged approach to grasping
Resembling a balloon filled with coffee grounds, this gripper uses granular jamming and electrostatic interactions to manipulate objects.
A computing system made from heart cells
A biocomputer built from connected heart cells solves computational problems with high accuracy and at a low computational cost.
Snapping metacaps propel soft robot design
An innovative design allows for sensitive soft robots that can navigate difficult tasks and environments without bulky sensors.
ChatGPT is making waves in the scientific literature
Crediting ChatGPT as an author on scientific papers has sparked debate around the role it should play in the scientific literature.
Eliminating computer errors by combining computation and memory
A device brings memory and processing together, helping minimizing errors and avoiding increasing energy demands due to huge amounts of data.
Robots with involuntary behaviors seem more natural
Modeling involuntary aspects of human behavior, such as blinking or even jet lag, might help build trust in robot-human interactions.