Robots

02.05.16
ICYMI: Soft robot challenge, NASA's space sails and more
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ICYMI: Soft robot challenge, NASA's space sails and more

Space pirates will swashbuckle their way around with power from the sun.

By K. Davis,   02.05.16
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02.03.16
A first-hand quest for the future of sex, Part 2: Mission diverted
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A first-hand quest for the future of sex, Part 2: Mission diverted

Forget VR. The greatest love of all involves teledildonics and plenty of lube.

By C. Trout,   02.03.16
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02.02.16
Mars Curiosity rover gets into VR with a Facebook 360 video
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Mars Curiosity rover gets into VR with a Facebook 360 video

You can view it with or without a headset.

By S. Dent,   02.02.16
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02.02.16
ICYMI: Animal vs. drone, 3D-printed living bone and more
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ICYMI: Animal vs. drone, 3D-printed living bone and more

The Netherlands is training eagles to take out drones in no-fly areas. No joke.

By K. Davis,   02.02.16
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02.02.16
Soft robotic fingers can pick up even fragile objects
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Soft robotic fingers can pick up even fragile objects

The stretchable flaps use electroadhesion to accomplish their goal.

By M. Moon,   02.02.16
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02.01.16
Study shows some 3D printing fumes can be harmful
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Study shows some 3D printing fumes can be harmful

If you're printing softer ABS plastics, researchers recommend decent ventilation.

By S. Dent,   02.01.16
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01.29.16
The robot revolution starts with data entry and small talk
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The robot revolution starts with data entry and small talk

Robots are going to work in Japanese banks, hospitals and schools, but keep your expectations low.

By M. Smith,   01.29.16
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01.29.16
ICYMI: Cheaper exo suits, radical plane design and more
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ICYMI: Cheaper exo suits, radical plane design and more

We hardly need superheroes anymore.

By K. Davis,   01.29.16
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