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Obi, The Robot That Helps You Eat

Desi LLC, makers of Obi, have created a robot that helps feed people with disabilities. A care giver sets the robot up and fills the bowls with food.  The robot is then taught where to move to by simply moving … Continue reading

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Sea Slug Biohybrid Robot

In robot news this week, researchers from Case Western Reserve University have created a robotic sea slug. Using 3D print to make a shell and muscles from the sea slug’s mouth. A sea slug was chosen as it is very … Continue reading

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Robotic Stingray

A Harvard University professor, Kevin Kit Parker,  has produced a robotic stingray. The robot is made of an elastomer body, a gold skeleton and a muscle layer made from artificial rat heart cells. The rat heart cells have been genetically engineered … Continue reading

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Pleurobot

Scientists from the EPFL’s Biorobotics Laboratory have created a new version of  the salamander like robot called Pleurobot. Using x-rays and up to 64 tracking points, the scientists are able to accurately mimic a salamander’s gate. Pleurobot uses 27 motors … Continue reading

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Boston Dynamics SpotMini

Boston Dynamics, makers of BigDog, unveiled a new robot today called SpotMini. SpotMini weighs 55 lbs and 65 lbs with the arm attachment, runs for 90 minutes on a charge and is all electric with no hydraulics. In the screen … Continue reading

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