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Envirobot Senses Out Water Pollution

An eel like robot from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne sniffs out water pollution. The robot is designed to be light, portable and autonomous. The idea is to have empty modules you can fill with different sensors.  Envirobot will then seek … Continue reading

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Bionic Finger

Bionic hands have been around for several years now, but bionic fingers enabling a sense of touch are new. For the first time a bionic finger has enabled a person to tell the difference between rough and smooth surfaces with … Continue reading

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Block Party Highlights

As most of you know, last week was  National Robotics Week.  On Saturday we went to Boston’s Robot Block Party at the Museum of Science and had an amazing time. There was a Roomba and a Scooba give away. iRobot … Continue reading

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Molecular Robot

From the Clarendon Laboratory, Department of Physics at the University of Oxford in England comes a programmable DNA robot. The robot is made up of sub-microscopic synthetic DNA and moves along tracks separated by only 6nm (nanometers). The robot can … Continue reading

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Robotic Bacteria Build Tiny Pyramid

Professor Sylvain Martel and other researchers from the NanoRobotics Laboratory of the École Polytechnique de Montréal has found a way to manipulate flagellated bacteria with magnets and computers to do his bidding.  In the above video they are shown building … Continue reading

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