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Artificial Muscles Lift 1,000 Times Their Own Weight

A study published this week in PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) is authored by researchers from Harvard’s Wyss Institute and MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). The researchers have developed artificial muscles capable of lifting 1,000 … Continue reading

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Origami Inspired Robot Wears Different Outfits

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have created a  robot called Primer. The robot is a small cube that transforms by moving onto flat sheets of material.  The material is then heated to bend into specific … Continue reading

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Jibo

Cynthia Breazeal, a robotics professor at MIT, has taken some time off from MIT to launch Jibo. Jibo is a social robot for your home that has facial recognition and can differentiate between different family members. Jibo can also do … Continue reading

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UAV Flies Indoors

The Robust Robotics Group at MIT has developed an algorithm that allows a fixed wing plane to fly indoors. AUVs usually fly outside and rely on GPS to help navigate. Using a fixed 2 meter winged plan indoors without GPS … Continue reading

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Printable Robots From MIT

MIT recently received a $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation.  CSAIL (Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory) at MIT is using the funding to develop a printable robot. Daniel Rus, MIT professor and the project leader states: This … Continue reading

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