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Visual Control System of a Spraying Robot for Hyphantria cunea Larva Nets
In order to implement automatic spraying on Hyphantria cunea larva nets, a spraying robot system...
(May 31, 2015)
Hacking the Human OS
Medicine has always sought to understand the human body’s operating system. Now, with biometric...
(May 29, 2015)
Q&A: We Must Protect Bionic Bodies From Hacking, Says Kevin Fu
It’s time for manufacturers to get serious about cybersecurity for implanted medical devices
(May 29, 2015)
A Temporary Tattoo That Senses Through Your Skin
The Biostamp can replace today's clunky biomedical sensors
(May 29, 2015)
Intel Ups its Green Game with a Rooftop Wind Farm
Is it enough for a Silicon Valley headquarters to have great food, or does it also has to offer...
(May 29, 2015)
CESAsia 2015: Stephen's Show Floor Sightings, Part II
One last look at the wares that were being hawked at the expo
(May 29, 2015)
Video Friday: Aerial Manipulator, Car-Removal Robot, Robotic Limbs, and More From ICRA 2015
Video highlights from the world's biggest robotics conference
(May 29, 2015)
The Body Electric
Engineers Dream of Electric Implants
(May 29, 2015)
IBM Watson's Recent Acquisitions Might Make It a Knowledge Machine You Can Actually Use
Big Blue recently picked up a search engine, a Siri-like digital assistant, and an API that can...
(May 29, 2015)
The Vagus Nerve: A Back Door for Brain Hacking
Doctors stimulate a nerve in the neck to treat epilepsy, heart failure, stroke, arthritis, and a...
(May 29, 2015)
IBM’s Dr. Watson Will See You...Someday
The game-show-winning AI struggles to find the answers in health care
(May 29, 2015)
The Race to Build a Real-Life Version of the “Star Trek” Tricorder
Can a $10 million prize turn a sci-fi device into real technology?
(May 28, 2015)
Q&A: B.J. Fogg Explains Why Fitness Gadgets Fail
Technologies that aim to change behavior shouldn’t focus on motivation
(May 28, 2015)
Q&A: In the Quest for Personalized Medicine, Beware the Data Deluge, says Theresa MacPhail
Big data is good for identifying gaps in knowledge but not so good for prediction
(May 28, 2015)
Self-Healing Actuators Make Breaking Your Robot No Big Deal
Structural “fuses” that heal themselves could protect expensive robots from permanent damage
(May 28, 2015)
CESAsia 2015: China’s Maker Scene Is Exploding
The government is supporting maker spaces in a bid to boost industrial innovation
(May 28, 2015)
How Computer Modelers Took On the Ebola Outbreak
Did real-time epidemic modeling save lives in West Africa?
(May 28, 2015)
Q&A: You Should Get Paid for Your Biometric Data, Says Leslie Saxon
Big companies could share revenue from the data you upload through fitness trackers and health apps
(May 28, 2015)
Supercapacitors Take Huge Leap in Performance
Graphene-based supercapacitors enable nearly four times more storage capacity over previous versions
(May 28, 2015)
Origami Robot Folds Itself Up, Does Cool Stuff, Dissolves Into Nothing
Tiny self-folding magnetically actuated robot creates itself when you want it, disappears when you...
(May 28, 2015)