Don't-Miss Robot Stories
Robots are being made for all kinds of situations these days including mundane tasks like changing tires.
April Fool's Day is over, so it’s safe to believe in what you read on the Internet again. Well, most of it, anyway. While some parts of the Web hosted hoaxes all day, there was also a fair share of real news. Here is just a sampling of what you might have missed.
This human-sized jellyfish was built to find environmental and military threats.
Scribing robot arm will handwrite notes for you and print more clearly than you ever will.
Installing solar panels on your roof can be a great way to reduce your carbon footprint, and they can save you money in the long run. Of course, they can also build up dirt and dust, which can negatively impact their efficiency and power-generating capabilities. What's a homeowner to do? Let a robot do the dirty work, of course.
A 3D-printing hack-a-thon, Grumpy Cat on Anderson Cooper’s show, and other stuff you missed.
What better way to make use of a spare robot arm than to turn into something that dispenses alcohol?
Hundreds of high school students gathered in Boston this weekend to pit their homemade robots against other schools bots in the FIRST Robotics Competition.
At school, whenever I got a big project to work on at home to present in class, I’d spend days trying to think up how to make everyone else’s work look drab. Sometimes this worked out, but after seeing this father-daughter Raspberry Pi poster project, looks like I got a taste of my own medicine.
After a computer glitch sidelined NASA's Mars rover Curiosity late last month, another problem has it down again.
This amphibious robot can move around thanks to an advanced digital network.
Clawed quadrocoptor grabs objects on the fly just like an eagle. Um, run.
It turns out being a Twitter user can be messy if you have access to a paintball gun and Arduino.
An automaton that can sketch out a photo of you on your next coffee? Sure!
Why separate Oreo cookies by hand when you can have a sophisticated robot do it for you on command?