Photos on Facebook and Instagram purport to show a humanoid robot 13 feet (4 meters) tall, weighing 1.5 tons, being developed in South Korea. Live Science could not confirm the veracity of the images. [Read more…]
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Roboticists have long turned to nature for inspiration, but their creations have generally been conspicuously un-lifelike. Now, breakthroughs in the design and manipulation of soft materials have allowed them to start replicating the remarkable abilities of some of nature’s squishier creations. In 2004 the number of academic papers on soft robotics was close to zero, […][Read more…]
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Cornell University researchers have developed a soft, human-like, robotic hand with interior and exterior sensors that “feels” what it touches via stretchy optical waveguides with LEDs.