Brooks HaysFeb. 17 (UPI) -- Robotics engineers often find their inspiration from nature. For six-legged robots, a nature-inspired gait proved an impediment to maximum speed. (UPI Science News) More
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Posted on 15 December 2017 | 1:13 am | Google News
Scientists design robot to aid visually impaired schoolchildren
Researchers wanted the robot to successfully identify objects, but they also wanted it to be helpful. To ensure the work would prove beneficial, Foucqueteau sought the help of research partner Agnieszka Kolodziej, a doctoral student in cognition and ...
Posted on 5 July 2017 | 10:45 am | Google News
New graphene robot moves in response to changes in humidity
Scientists used the novel material to create a spider-like robot capable of crawling in response to humidity changes. "The development of smart materials such as moisture-responsive graphene oxide is of great importance to automation and robotics ...
Posted on 26 June 2017 | 2:39 pm | Google News
Shedding light on how humans walk... with robots
In a study published in the newest issue of Science Robotics, the researchers measured how test subjects' gait changed in response to forces applied by a robotic exoskeleton as they walked on a treadmill. To the team's surprise, the walkers adjusted ...
Posted on 24 May 2017 | 1:00 pm | Google News
Scientist invents wine bottle that doesn't drip
"I didn't want there to be the additional cost or inconvenience of buying an accessory," he said in a news release. Perlman watched slow-motion videos of wine being poured to isolate the problem. He noticed the problem was most pronounced when bottles ...
Behold: The drip-free wine bottle!
Daniel Perlman | Research Scientists | Physics | Brandeis University
Posted on 23 March 2017 | 9:24 am | Google News
Quadruped robot exhibits spontaneous changes in step with speed
A The quadruped robot, Oscillex 3. B Reproduced changes in step (gait transition phenomenon). (Top) Change in the parameter related to speed (Bottom) The colors represent periods when a leg senses weight on the corresponding leg. The gait …more. The ...
Posted on 22 March 2017 | 8:43 am | Google News
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