Lindsay Handmer
at 09:35 AM Sep 15 2014
Robots // 

Autonomous cars get all the attention, but now the driverless boat is getting a look in. Built by a team from the Queensland University of Technology, the boat is designed to compete in the Maritime RobotX Challenge later this year.

Kelsey D. Atherton
at 10:33 AM Sep 14 2014
Robots // 

The archetypical robot is a man of metal, a harsh mechanical construct contrasted sharply with the soft fleshiness of the humans that built it. A team of engineers, led by Michael T. Tolley of the Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory, created instead a soft robot. Using a flexible body, the robot moves like a flailing starfish over all terrain.

Kelsey D. Atherton
at 10:32 AM Sep 14 2014
Drones // 

Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news: the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.

David Hambling
at 21:12 PM Sep 10 2014

Atmospheric Dive Suits (ADS) are required for dives below three hundred feet. The ADS is a human-shaped hard shell enclosing diver so they can breathe air at normal pressure. ADS become more sophisticated in some ways over the last century, but they still have primitive lobster-like claws called prehensors rather than hands.

Kelsey D. Atherton
at 09:46 AM Sep 8 2014
Drones // 

Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news: the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.

Kelsey D. Atherton
at 07:47 AM Sep 2 2014
Drones // 

Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news: the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.

Lindsay Handmer
at 10:25 AM Aug 29 2014
Drones // 

After Amazon teased us with potential aerial deliveries, the skies remained free of pizza winging its way to hungry mouths. But now Google's Project Wing has been outed - a secretive test by the Google X team into the feasibility of drone deliveries. Suddenly the future of package delivery is looking a whole lot brighter.

 
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