"...simple paper sheets from a notebook can be transformed into music player interfaces for users to choose songs, play them, and change their volume."
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Today's robots primarily get by with vision and touch. Giving them another sense, hearing, improves robot perception, researchers find.
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Researchers gave a new robot a "brain", human-like "skin," and vision sensors. The result? A much smarter robot.
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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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"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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A new kind of concrete could let roads and bridges "heal" after cracking. That could cut down the costs and frequency of road repairs.
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