The upcoming launch of Lego's new Mindstorms set is generating excitement in Silicon Valley, where many engineers grew up playing with the robot-building kits. Mindstorms is credited with drawing many young people into engineering.
Washington Post (Mar. 24, 2016) No, it's not a vacuum robot. Starship Technologies delivery robot drives itself, and can carry up to 25 pounds up to two miles away.
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MultiVu (Sep. 20, 2012) LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc., the leader in educational entertainment, today announced Tag Human Body Discovery Pack, a unique two-sided interactive chart and game board that helps kids learn about the ... watch video
Reuters (Aug. 9, 2012) A team of Colombian students is developing a bomb deactivating robot that responds to human muscle movement. Using sensors and wireless technology, the students say their robot, called Prometheus, ... watch video
Oct. 20, 2016 Mathematical analysis has led researchers to a formula that can describe the movement of DNA inside living human cells. Using these calculations, researchers may be able to ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 Teens use smartphones successfully to do almost anything: learn new skills, communicate with friends, do research and catch Pokémon. But a new study finds smartphones aren't ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 Scientists have demonstrated a highly efficient method for wirelessly transferring power to a drone while it is flying. The breakthrough could in theory allow flying drones ... read more
Oct. 17, 2016 A new study mathematically explains how tumors induce the growth of blood vessels. The study maintains that the tips of the blood vessels expand like a soliton, a solitary ... read more
June 26, 2014 Sometimes it takes a village to teach a robot. Computer scientists have shown that crowdsourcing can be a quick and effective way to teach a robot how to complete tasks. Instead of learning from just ... read more
Mar. 23, 2012 When the European Space Agency's third Automated Transfer Vehicle cargo ship arrives at the International Space Station on March 28, it will be packed with more than seven tons of supplies, ... read more