Researchers gave a new robot a "brain", human-like "skin," and vision sensors. The result? A much smarter robot.
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A ‘no-touch touchscreen’ developed for use in cars could also have widespread applications in a post-COVID-19 world, by reducing the risk of transmission of
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Specialized nanoparticles create a “breath signal” that could be used to diagnose pneumonia and other infectious or genetic diseases.
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One day, people could monitor their own health conditions by simply picking up a pencil and drawing a bioelectronic device on their skin.
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Robotic gripper with soft sensitive fingers developed at MIT CSAIL can handle cables with unprecedented dexterity.
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"The self-powered sensing system could continuously monitor the fire and environmental conditions without requiring maintenance after deployment."
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A new drone can pull off acrobatic maneuvers like barrel rolls or loops. More than just looking cool, it could be a step to autonomous flying robots.
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Inspired by the slow and steady sloth, SlothBot hangs on a wire between trees to monitor the environment below and enhance conservation efforts.
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In a pair of papers from MIT CSAIL, two teams enable better sense and perception for soft robotic grippers.
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