How Can Threats Be Detected With Microbe-based Sensors?

September 25, 2023 0

DARPA recently released a broad agency announcement for the Tellus project, a 2.5-year, single-phase program which seeks to develop microbe-based sensors to monitor for existing and emerging threats, pollutants, or other changing environmental conditions. Currently, Read More

Display Screens Get Flexible

September 22, 2023 0

The Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) at the University of Chicago has developed a stretchable light-emitting material that will enable the creation of truly flexible display screens. The new material can stretch more than Read More

Meet The New Jellyfish Robot

September 15, 2023 0

Roboticists at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (MPI-IS) have designed a jellyfish-inspired robot which can collect waste from the bottom of the ocean. Unlike the underwater robot prototypes currently being tested, these Jellyfish-Bots Read More

The New Wave Of Batteries

September 1, 2023 0

A team led by Mario Caironi, coordinator of the Printed and Molecular Electronics Laboratory at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, has developed the world’s first rechargeable edible battery, which has great potential for use in Read More

New Warning System Catches Tsunamis Early

August 30, 2023 0

Researchers at Cardiff University’s School of Mathematics have developed an early warning system that can quickly classify submarine earthquakes and determine the risk of resulting tsunami events. The team uses state-of-the-art acoustic technology working with Read More

OrigaMechs, The Fully Foldable Robot

August 28, 2023 0

A multidisciplinary team led by researchers at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have been working on a new fabrication technique for fully foldable robots that can perform a variety of complex tasks without relying Read More

Sensors Help Prevent Food Waste

August 11, 2023 0

Researchers at Koç University in Turkey have created a “real-time” food spoilage alert sensor. Studies have shown that an estimated 240 million tons of meat is discarded globally each year, with much of this waste Read More

Germany Automates Making Soft Sensors

August 10, 2023 0

The Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MIRMI) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has developed an automatic process for making soft sensors. These sensors function as universal measurement cells and can be Read More

Robots Can Be Operated By Our Thoughts

August 4, 2023 0

Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have developed biosensor technology that will allow a person to operate robots and machines entirely by thought control. In addition to military applications, the new technology has Read More

MIT Creates A High Sensory Robotic Hand

May 19, 2023 0

A team at MIT has created a robotic hand with high-tough resolution sensing that can accurately identify an object after just one grasp. The device – called the GelSight EndoFlex – features robotic fingers with Read More

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