Robotics

'Mole-bot' optimized for underground and space exploration

Mole-bot, a drilling biomimetic robot designed by KAIST, boasts a stout scapula, a waist inclinable on all sides, and powerful forelimbs. Most of all, the powerful torque from the expandable drilling bit mimicking the chiseling ...

Robotics

'Robotic skins' turn everyday objects into robots

When you think of robotics, you likely think of something rigid, heavy, and built for a specific purpose. New "Robotic Skins" technology developed by Yale researchers flips that notion on its head, allowing users to animate ...

Engineering

Russian team attempts crowdfunding for space junk solution

Space junk is as bothersome as it sounds. "Space exploration hasn't been on for long, but humanity has already managed to turn near-Earth space into a miniature junk yard for satellites," said a Russian team. These days, ...