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NASA Drone Flies Over Hurricanes
NASA takes retired Global Hawk military drones and sets them up to fly dangerous missions monitoring some of the most extreme storms for better weather data.
Roboray: A New Underwater Spy
A soft-bodied robot that swims like a manta ray has been engineered to spy on underwater creatures without disturbing them.
The Real Life Iron Man Jetpack that Actually Flies
What's it like to fly in a real life Iron Man suit? According to the inventor of this incredible working prototype, it's: "like riding a bicycle in three dimensions". The man in the suit is Richard M. Browning, an ex-Royal Marine reservist who is, "inspired by doing things that haven't been done"....
NASA Langley Engineers Propose Mars Flyer Concept
Imagine being able to survey more parts of another planet like Mars than ever before. Orbiters and rovers have been successful so far but engineers keep looking for new ways to gather information. One way may be by using an unmanned aerial vehicle like this Mars Flyer concept.
Want to Build Your Own Drone? MIT Has the Tool You Need
Want to Build Your Own Drone? MIT Has the Tool You Need
The Somewhat Disconcerting Robot Tentacle
Festo presents a bionic gripper called the OctopusGripper, which is derived from an octopus tentacle. Not only can the flexible silicone structure grip softly and securely – it also fulfils the strict criteria of a soft robotics component.
A Drone for the Dog Poo Problem
Tinki.nl, a Dutch dog website, and its partner Space53, the international drone test center, developed two Dogdrones to fight dog poo. The two Dogdrones - Watchdog 1 (WD1) and Patroldog 1 (PD1) combine drone technology in the air and on the ground.
Using a Drone to Go Shark Fishing
Drone potential finally realized.
Amazon Delivery Drone Makes US Debut
Amazon Prime Air ships its first package out in public in the US, marking another small step toward its goal of filling the skies with delivery drones.
Robotic Glove Helps Those With Limited Hand Mobility
'Exo-Glove Poly' was developed by SNU Biorobotics Lab to assist people with limited hand function perform basic tasks with ease.
Blockchain in 60 Seconds
Blockchains will change our world in the next two decades as much as the internet has over the last two. See why it matters to you.
It Takes 60,000 Rivets and Two Robots to Build a Boeing 777 Fuselage
It’s tough work for pairs of humans who install each of the 60,000 rivets that keep Boeing’s 777 from falling apart in midair, so they’re getting some help from pairs of robots on the plane production line.
Professional Development for Our Robot Replacements
Companies such as Autodesk Inc. are developing peripheral vision systems and software which allows robots to work closely with humans in factories and workshops.
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