#431115 AI to Help Power Grids Resist ...

A new project explores how artificial intelligence could help power grids anticipate and recover from natural disasters[Read more…]

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#431110 Soft robotics: self-contained soft ...

Researchers at Columbia Engineering have solved a long-standing issue in the creation of untethered soft robots whose actions and movements can help mimic natural biological systems. A group in the Creative Machines lab led by Hod Lipson, professor of mechanical engineering, has developed a 3D-printable synthetic soft muscle, a one-of-a-kind artificial active tissue with intrinsic expansion ability that does not require an external compressor or high voltage equipment as previous muscles required. The new material has a strain density […] Continue Reading…

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#431106 Starting a Robotics Company? Sell a ...

Robot company founders and investors make a case for “Robots as a Service” at HAX demo day[Read more…]

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#431093 Video Friday: SpaceX Rocket Mishaps, ...

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos[Read more…]

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#431081 How the Intelligent Home of the Future ...

As Dorothy famously said in The Wizard of Oz, there’s no place like home. Home is where we go to rest and recharge. It’s familiar, comfortable, and our own. We take care of our homes by cleaning and maintaining them, and fixing things that break or go wrong.
What if our homes, on top of giving us shelter, could also take care of us in return?
According to Chris Arkenberg, this could be the case in the not-so-distant future. As part […] Continue Reading…

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