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Robots Podcast #177: Kurosh Madani
In episode 177, interviewer Audrow Nash speaks with Kurosh Madani, Chair Professor in...
(Mar 8, 2015)
Video Friday: Drone Dogfight, 3D-Printed Arm, and Kicking a Robot
The best robot videos of the week are right here
(Mar 6, 2015)
The Conservation of Energy Is a Principle Worth Honoring. Let’s Start by Installing Triple-Pane Windows
Rather than generate more energy with exotic technologies, we could save it with proven ones, like...
(Mar 6, 2015)
Electrons Are Snake Charmed Across Graphene
For the first time, researchers direct electrons across graphene on a predefined path
(Mar 6, 2015)
NASA's Dawn Makes History by Orbiting a Dwarf Planet
The NASA spacecraft becomes the first space mission to ever orbit a dwarf planet
(Mar 6, 2015)
Introducing CoBot, Manuela Veloso’s Collaborative Robot
The AI expert says autonomous robots can help us with tasks and decisions but they need not do...
(Mar 6, 2015)
Smarter Systems Make Web Surfing on Your Phone Less of a Battery Drain
Smarter mobile operating systems can make browsing mobile Web apps more energy efficient
(Mar 6, 2015)
Draw Biosensors on Your Skin
Ballpoint pens loaded with high-tech inks could lead to "do-it-yourself" sensors
(Mar 6, 2015)
Q&A: Bringing Chappie to Life with VFX Supervisor Chris Harvey
Creating a science-fiction robot requires a solid grounding in real technologies
(Mar 6, 2015)
The Power Suit of the Future
Wearables powered by energy-generating cloth are on the horizon
(Mar 5, 2015)
"Crabots" and Giant Transparent Tents Key to Google's Reconfigurable Campus
Autonomous construction cranes will reconfigure Google's proposed campus by moving modular offices...
(Mar 5, 2015)
DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals Will Have 25 Teams, and a Surprise Task
A total of 25 teams from seven countries will compete in what is possibly the most anticipated...
(Mar 5, 2015)
Black Phosphorous Demonstrates Potential in High-Speed Data Communication
2-D material offers performance of germanium-based devices with easier production methods
(Mar 5, 2015)
Nokia Chief Says Net Neutrality Hurts Driverless Cars
Robocars need map data right away--and will have to pay extra to get it
(Mar 5, 2015)
The Heaphy Project: Crowdsourced Robot Servants and the Willow Garage Spin-off That Never Was
A project to train remote workers to teleoperate robot servants looked promising. So why was it...
(Mar 4, 2015)
Electric Field Would Improve Flow in Keystone Pipeline
Electric fields could help save energy, improve oil flow in pipelines
(Mar 4, 2015)
Virginia Tech's Robots Will Save You From Disasters
THOR fights fires on ships, while ESCHER will take on disaster areas
(Mar 4, 2015)
Google Tests First Error Correction in Quantum Computing
A quantum computing team hired by Google has built the first system capable of correcting its own...
(Mar 4, 2015)
An Unhackable QR Code to Fight Bogus Chips
New QR code could stem the tide of counterfeit chips
(Mar 4, 2015)
Facebook Comes Out on Top, Google Slips to Third, in Survey of Corporate Interns
“Real” projects are Facebook’s strength—but where are the napping pods?
(Mar 4, 2015)