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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
A researcher from Tel Aviv University has developed a locust inspired robot called TAUB that can jump up to 11 feet high and go forward 4.5 feet. Using 3d printing for the plastic parts, carbon rods, tension springs and a … Continue reading
Students from the University of Waterloo have created a robot for defusing landmines. Richard Yim, the founder and CEO of Landmine Boys, was born in Cambodia and is now attending Waterloo University in Canada as a mechanical engineering student.
Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed biological robots that are moved by light. Rashid Bashir, head of bioengineering, and other colleagues have created the robots. Using optogenetics, the researchers can control the tiny robot by light. Skeletal muscle … Continue reading