Tag Archives: Lego

Sword Fighting Robots

Ever seen a katana-fight seem like a carefully choreographed ballet? Designed by ABB, these robotics arms are known for their precision. I really don’t need to say much. With the rotating joints and arms, these robotic arms have an impressive range of motion, allowing them to sword-fight, play snooker…etc. And for those who don’t want […]

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CubeStormer II

We knew the day was coming. Everyone knew that it would happen, sooner or later. And it finally did. A robot beat the world record for solving a Rubik’s Cube. Made of Lego NXT parts and powered with an Android smartphone, the robot solves a 3×3 Rubik’s cube in an astounding 5.35 seconds. That’s 310 […]

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Lego Mindstorms Automate Lab-work

Scientists from the University of Cambridge are using robotics from the LEGO MINDSTORMS robot set to help produce samples of synthetic bone tissue. The team uses hydroxyapatite-gelatin composites to create the synthetic bone, which has low energy costs and improved similarity to the tissues they are intended to replace. Synthetic bone can provide a vast […]

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Tetris-Bot

So you might be wondering: why would anyone make a robot that can play games? Aren’t games only fun if people play them? Well, believe it or not, a man named Branislov Kisacanin made a robot that plays tetris using only NXT Lego parts as an educational project for his kids. Although the robot is […]

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LEGO Turing Machine

A team from Aarhus University uses Lego Mindstorms to create a Turing Machine. The video is overdramatic, but they include an extensive blog about building and programming the machine. +40   

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Lego Engine?

I challenge you and your FLL teams to build this epic lego engine!! #myengineisbetterthanyourengine? Seriously though… I wonder how much horsepower… Apparently these engines are actually available for purchase at www.LPEpower.com +40   

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