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‘Living’ Robot for Disease Detection

Called ‘Cyberplasm’, it will combine advanced microelectronics with latest research in biomimicry. The system, loosely based on a sea lamprey, will have an electronic nervous system, ‘eye’ and ‘nose’ sensors, as well as artificial muscles that use glucose as an energy source to propel it. The intention is to engineer and integrate robot components that respond […]

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2012 FIRST Robotics Championships

Recently, close to 30 thousand spectators and competitors gathered in St. Louis to compete in the largest robotics competition in the world. The following 4 minute clip is one of the best I’ve ever seen. It captures the excitement and all the motion in the competition. Note to self: Make sure to attend next year, […]

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