Robotics Research News
May 6, 2016

Latest Headlines
updated 1:15pm EDT

More Robotics Research News
May 6, 2016

Recovering Energy from Power Plants

Apr. 27, 2016 — Researchers are harnessing the energy of moving seawater that is being used to cool a power plant in ... read more

Apr. 13, 2016 — A "Robird" will make its first flights at an airport location in February. The Robird is designed to scare away birds at airports and waste processing ... read more

Mobile Phone Surveillance Could Help Tackle Rabies

Apr. 12, 2016 — A mobile-phone-based system for rabies surveillance in Tanzania is demonstrating huge potential for mobile technologies to improve public health service delivery, especially in resource-poor ... read more

Mar. 30, 2016 — Unmanned ships have received relatively little media attention compared to aerial drones and self-driving cars. Researchers in Korea have been developing technologies to enable and facilitate the ... read more

Mar. 21, 2016 — Engineers have created a hybrid material featuring stiff metal and soft, porous rubber foam that combines the best properties of both -- stiffness when it's called for, and elasticity when a ... read more

Mar. 17, 2016 — Researchers have developed an innovative unmanned aerial vehicle that can stay on station beneath the water, then launch into the air to perform a variety of ... read more

Mar. 16, 2016 — In proof-of-concept study, scientists have adapted a high-throughput screening robot for antimicrobial testing. Results were indistinguishable from those obtained by doing the experiments by hand, ... read more

Crowd Review: Using the Wisdom of the Crowd to Improve Design

Mar. 15, 2016 — Research demonstrates how consumer product reviews published on the internet could be analyzed through data mining techniques and allow designers to find ways to improve a given product or even add ... read more

Mar. 15, 2016 — A new wall-climbing drone can approach any type of structure by flying and sticking to the target and utitlizing a pose change and perching ... read more

Mar. 14, 2016 — Engineers have recently published research on a method for using electric fields to help tiny bio-robots propelled by flagellated bacteria navigate around obstacles in a fluid environment. These ... read more

Mar. 14, 2016 — Thanks to the electrodes system a stable signal is obtained, which allows precise control like handling an egg without breaking. It also provides sensations as if it were a real ... read more

Mar. 14, 2016 — Scientists have developed a socially assistive robot called Tega designed to serve as a one-on-one peer learner in or outside of the classroom. Testing the setup in a Boston area preschool, the ... read more

Mar. 11, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given clearance to market and sell the powered lower-limb exoskeleton for both clinical and personal use in the United ... read more

Mar. 10, 2016 — We do not merely recognize objects -- our brain is so good at this task that we can automatically supply the concept of a cup when shown a photo of a curved handle or identify a face from just an ear ... read more

Hooray for Hollywood Robots: Movie Machines May Boost Robot Acceptance

Mar. 10, 2016 — Remembering robots from film portrayals may help ease some of the anxiety that older adults have about using a robot, according to Penn State ... read more

On-the-Spot Diagnosis of Certain Cancers and Other Diseases Is Closer to Becoming a Reality Thanks to a Sensitive Biosensor

Mar. 9, 2016 — A compact optical device that can rapidly and sensitively detect biomarkers in urine has been developed. It has promise for developing simple point-of-care diagnosis of cancer and other ... read more

Some Assembly Required to Boost Robot Ratings

Mar. 9, 2016 — Robot makers may want to follow Ikea's strategy for customer satisfaction and give people a chance to partially assemble their new robots to ease acceptance of the devices, according to ... read more

Mar. 8, 2016 — An amputee feels rough or smooth textures in real-time -- in his phantom hand -- using an artificial fingertip connected to nerves in the arm. The advancement will accelerate the development of touch ... read more

Mar. 4, 2016 — Two new nanoscale machines have been developed with moving parts, using DNA as a programmable, self-assembling construction material. In a new article, they describe a rotor mechanism formed from ... read more

Mar. 3, 2016 — Engineers have developed an electroluminescent "skin" that stretches to more than six times its original size while still emitting light. The discovery could lead to significant advances in ... read more

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Monday, March 21, 2016
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Monday, March 14, 2016
Friday, March 11, 2016
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Friday, March 4, 2016
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Monday, February 29, 2016
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Friday, February 19, 2016
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Monday, February 15, 2016
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Monday, February 8, 2016
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Monday, February 1, 2016
Friday, January 29, 2016
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Monday, January 25, 2016
Friday, January 22, 2016
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Friday, January 8, 2016
Thursday, January 7, 2016
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Monday, January 4, 2016
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Monday, December 21, 2015
Friday, December 18, 2015
Monday, December 14, 2015
Friday, December 11, 2015
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Monday, December 7, 2015
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Monday, November 30, 2015
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Monday, November 23, 2015
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Monday, November 9, 2015
Friday, November 6, 2015
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Friday, October 23, 2015
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Friday, October 9, 2015
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Friday, October 2, 2015
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Tuesday, September 29, 2015