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Magnetic Structures

Engineers from MIT have created 3d printed structures that can be controlled with magnets.  They have created a new kind of 3D printing material that ends up soft to the touch but embedded with magnetic particles. The desired shape is … Continue reading

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Scribit, Your Wall Drawing Robot

Scribit is a wall drawing robot that uses erasable markers. You can draw images and text on any vertical surface but Scribit works best on plaster, whiteboard or glass. Currently on Kickstarter with a price of $269. they have already … Continue reading

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Swiss Weed Killing Robot

Swiss company ecorobotix have developed a robot that can micro dose weeds with weedkiller. The fully autonomous robot is basically a giant solar panel on wheels.  It can operate for 12 hours at a time, navigating by GPS  along with  … Continue reading

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Remus 6000 Finds Spanish Wreck

Robotic submarine the REMUS 6000 from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute has discovered lost Spanish Galleon the San José. The wreck was discovered off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia, on Nov. 27, 2015 but could not be revealed until now due … Continue reading

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Robocopter On Mars

NASA is sending a robot helicopter to mars where the air is only about 1% as dense as the air on Earth. The helicopter will travel as part of the Mars Rover 2020 mission and arrive to Mars in February … Continue reading

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