Robots in Higher Education
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​Breakthrough in controlling DNA-based robots | The Ohio State University

Researchers use magnets to move tiny nano-devices faster than ever before
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Trash talk from an AI could help humans cooperate better

Trash talk from an AI could help humans cooperate better | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
One of the games used, the prisoner's dilemma, was meant to be a sort of litmus test for successful cooperation in the study.
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Miniaturized origami-inspired robot combines micrometer precision with high speed

Miniaturized origami-inspired robot combines micrometer precision with high speed | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Because of their high precision and speed, Delta robots are deployed in many industrial processes, including pick-and-place assemblies, machining, welding and food packaging. Starting with the first version developed by Reymon
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SE - Robot drummer posts pictures of jamming sessions on Facebook - Queen Mary University of London

SE - Robot drummer posts pictures of jamming sessions on Facebook - Queen Mary University of London | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Robots, fruit and computer coding

Robots, fruit and computer coding | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A blog about robots and physical computing.
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Robots and Physical Computing

Robots and Physical Computing | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Plant Robot Cyborgs Can Teach STEM Concepts > ENGINEERING.com

Citizen Scientific Workshop is crowdfunding Plantoids, a robotics platform designed to protect and deliver plant life.
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Robots take inspiration from insects to track targets

Robots take inspiration from insects to track targets | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The way insects visualise and hunt their prey could help improve autonomous robotic technology, according to a pioneering new study conducted by a team of engineers and neuroscientists from The University of Adelaide an
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Researchers develop a new type of soft, growing robot

Researchers develop a new type of soft, growing robot | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Imagine rescuers searching for people in the rubble of a collapsed building. Instead of digging through the debris by hand or having dogs sniff for signs of life, they bring out a small, air-tight cylinder. They place th
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Planar Elliptical Runner is biped with clever mechanical design

Planar Elliptical Runner is biped with clever mechanical design | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
(Tech Xplore)—Designing robots' capabilities for running and walking intrigues and challenges researchers. A recent video of work done in Florida shows an interesting looking biped that uses, as The Verge put it, mechanics
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Robot has eyes designed to follow you around like the Mona Lisa

Robot has eyes designed to follow you around like the Mona Lisa | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The Transgazer robot appears to be looking at several people at once because of its concave eye design, which could help it better communicate with groups
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Festo ExoHand

The ExoHand from Festo -- an active manual orthosis with sensitive fingers The ExoHand from Festo is an exoskeleton that can be worn like a glove. Th
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DARPA is funding projects that will try to open up AI’s black boxes

DARPA is funding projects that will try to open up AI’s black boxes | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The latest machine-learning techniques are essentially black boxes. DARPA is funding a number of efforts to open them up.
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Why Do Robots Look Like Animals and Humans?

Why Do Robots Look Like Animals and Humans? | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
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Professor designs algorithms to make robots better collaborators

Professor designs algorithms to make robots better collaborators | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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New technique eases production, customization of soft robotics

New technique eases production, customization of soft robotics | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By helping rubber and plastic stick together under pressure, University of Nebraska-Lincoln chemists have simplified the production of small fluid-carrying channels that can drive movement in soft robotics and enable chemica
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Adding an IoT Dimension to Collaborative Robots

Adding an IoT Dimension to Collaborative Robots | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Rethink Robotics, a leader in collaborative robots, is now looking to expand on its platform by integrating Internet of Things data features into its robots.
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NAO, chatbots, teaching and just plain showing off

NAO, chatbots, teaching and just plain showing off | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
NAO, chatbots, teaching and just plain showing off
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Robots and Physical Computing

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Camera drone for space station is ball of cuteness with cube-shaped brain

Camera drone for space station is ball of cuteness with cube-shaped brain | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
(Tech Xplore)—The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has disclosed the first images and movies that have been shot by the "Int-Ball," which is short for Internal Ball Camera. This is a cute-looking and efficien
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Wireless magnetic fields and actuator 'muscles' allow folding robots to move without batteries

Wireless magnetic fields and actuator 'muscles' allow folding robots to move without batteries | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The traditional Japanese art of origami transforms a simple sheet of paper into complex, three-dimensional shapes through a very specific pattern of folds, creases, and crimps. Folding robots based on that principle hav
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Build yourself a Crumble Junkbot

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Majidi, Park Receive Samsung Grant for Soft Robotics -Mechanical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

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The making of: BionicANTs (English)

What do ants and Industry 4.0 have in common? What can we learn from nature? Take a look behind the scenes of the Bionic Learning Network.
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Festo's Extraordinary Robots That Mimic Biology II: Bionic Learning Network

Follow us at: http://www.trendguardian.com/ Nature is our best engineer, and the finest robots are the ones that mimic it. Festo, a multinational robotic
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