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Tunable Liquid Metal Antennas for Tuning in to Anything
An antenna that can adjust its size and shape electronically could cut down on components
(May 19, 2015)
Review: <i>The Demo</i>, a Musical About the Mouse
A Silicon Valley production re-creates the Doug Engelbart demo that foreshadowed modern computing
(May 19, 2015)
Google’s Patent Portal Is Closing Fast
Next week, Google’s experiment in patent purchasing ends. Will it really have helped fight the...
(May 19, 2015)
Dynamic Modeling and Nonlinear Position Control of a Quadruped Robot with Theo Jansen Linkage Mechanisms and a Single Actuator
The Theo Jansen mechanism is gaining widespread popularity among the legged robotics community due...
(May 19, 2015)
Open Source Robotics Foundation Prepares for DRC Finals and Beyond
OSRF is branching out to keep developing ROS and Gazebo
(May 18, 2015)
Ion Electrospray Engines Could Take Cubesats to the Moon and Beyond
Accion Systems to test compact modular thrusters for the tiniest of satellites
(May 18, 2015)
The Best of Maker Faire Bay Area 2015
Skating bug-bots, homemade roller coasters, and other oddities
(May 18, 2015)
Graphene Composites Go Big
First fabrication of composites containing large sheets of graphene outperforms all others in...
(May 18, 2015)
Integrated Trajectory Planning and Sloshing Suppression for Three-Dimensional Motion of Liquid Container Transfer Robot Arm
For liquid transfer system in three-dimensional space, the use of multijoint robot arm provides...
(May 18, 2015)
Video Friday: New Quadruped, Drone UFO, and Bricklaying Robot
Even with two giant robotics events coming up, there's still tons of stuff happening in robotics...
(May 15, 2015)
Can Hackers Commit the Perfect Murder By Sabotaging an Artificial Pancreas?
A system designed to support healthy living can, in principle, be subverted
(May 15, 2015)
Here Comes the Keurig of Everything
Startups introduce the Keurig of cocktails, the Keurig of Jell-O shots, and the Keurig of dinner....
(May 15, 2015)
Tesla's Robocar To Driver: Accept the Liability, Buster
You'll hit the turn indicator to prime the car for lane-changing, and thereby accept the legal...
(May 15, 2015)
New Memristors Could Usher in Bionic Brains
One of the world’s first electronic multi-state memory cells mimics the brain’s ability to...
(May 14, 2015)
DRC Finals Update: What to Expect Next Month
No robots have ever been as capable as the ones that we’re going to see compete in June
(May 14, 2015)
A Room with the Lowest Magnetic Field in the Solar System
Will keeping magnetic fields out allow the exploration of new physics?
(May 14, 2015)
Why the Flying Car Future Needs Robots
The CEO of Terrafugia has a vision for how robotic flying cars could transform our future commutes
(May 14, 2015)
Watch General Motors' Hilarious 1956 Movie on Smart Roads
They figured that by 1976 we'd be driving jet-powered cars guided by glass-towered traffic...
(May 13, 2015)
3-D Print and Rubik's Cube-ify Almost Anything
As if a traditional Rubik's Cube wasn't hard enough, a new algorithm can turn any shape into a...
(May 13, 2015)
Plasmonic Nanostructures Could Change the Landscape of Optoelectronics
Research provides greater understanding of how plasmonics works for an entire device, potentially...
(May 13, 2015)