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Robot Recreates Walk Of A 300 Million Year Old Fossil

Scientists at EPFL’s Biorobotics Laboratory and the Interdisciplinary Laboratory Image Knowledge Gestaltung at Humboldt- Universität zu Berlin set out discover how a 300 million year old animal walked. Orobates-Pabsti is the oldest-known vertebrate for which scientists have been able to … Continue reading

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Autonomous Robot Swarm

Some very interesting work was published earlier this week in Sciencemag.org. Sabine Hauert from the Bristol Robotics Lab and James Sharpe at EMBL and the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona along with others have created a natural robotic swarm. … Continue reading

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Jennifish The Robotic Jellyfish

While a student at Florida Atlantic University Jennifer Frame developed a robotic jellyfish she called Jennifish. The robot is made of silicone rubber and uses a Teensy microcontroller to control its actions. Small pumps on the underside take water in and … Continue reading

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Nybble The Robotic Kitten

Meet Nybbles, the side project of Dr. Rongzhong Li.  While teaching computer science, Dr Li developed an interest in robotics and soon began tinkering with microcontrollers. Recently Dr Li launched the company Petoi with Nybble as its first product currently … Continue reading

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Atlas Now Does Parkour

Atlas, the human like robot from Boston Dynamics now does parkour. Atlas is just under 5′ tall and weighs about 165 pounds. Thanks to 28 different joints Atlas is very agile and also sport LiDAR and Stereo Vision. In the … Continue reading

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