Gripper

06.01.11
Gecko-inspired water-powered robot scales glass, washes windows (sort of)
06.01.11

Gecko-inspired water-powered robot scales glass, washes windows (sort of)

We've seen some pretty impressive Spidey-like robots in our time, but honestly, crawling walls is...

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05.25.11
Climbing robot can scale walls on a supersonic stream of air, won't leave fingerprints behind
05.25.11

Climbing robot can scale walls on a supersonic stream of air, won't leave fingerprints behind

There are plenty of wall climbing robots roaming the Earth, but few can scale heights as gracef...

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11.24.10
Game Gripper continues its evolution with a new Epic 4G model, Genesis button layout (video)
11.24.10

Game Gripper continues its evolution with a new Epic 4G model, Genesis button layout (video)

Sweet, sweet Game Gripper. You make smartphone gaming a rather less cramping experience, and now yo...

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10.27.10
University of Chicago, Cornell researchers develop universal robotic gripper
10.27.10

University of Chicago, Cornell researchers develop universal robotic gripper

Robotic hands are usually just that -- hands -- but some researchers from the University of Chicago...

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07.13.10
Revenge of the quadrocopters: now they move in packs (video)
07.13.10

Revenge of the quadrocopters: now they move in packs (video)

In case you didn't find the original quadrocopter chilling enough, the GRASP Lab out of the Univers...

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09.01.08
Swallowable microgrippers could make surgery more / less invasive
09.01.08

Swallowable microgrippers could make surgery more / less invasive

While the scientists that developed these newfangled ingestible microgrippers call them minimally in...

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04.17.08
Researchers develop robotic tweezers that can grasp single cells
04.17.08

Researchers develop robotic tweezers that can grasp single cells

Usually when we talk about robot grip strength, it's in the context of being slowly crushed to deat...

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