Robotic Gripper Lift Items 100 Times Its Weight – Science news

By |March 18th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Robots are surpassing people in numerous areas, but the human hand is still superior. Robots have trouble picking up irregular objects. Now, a new grasper designed at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) could give robots an edge. The origami “magic ball” gripper doesn’t try to imitate our hands, but it can [...]

Lunar science, artificial intelligence and robotics featured in Canada’s new space strategy

By |March 8th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] After years of industry insiders calling for clearer direction in Canada's space program, Science Minister Navdeep Bains has unveiled Canada's new space strategy.The announcement, from the Telus World of Science in Edmonton, in front of children from Grades 1 to 6, is hot on the heels of last week's revelation by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that Canada will participate in [...]

Turned on, Science, Sex and Robots, reviewed – Irish Tech News

By |March 5th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] By @SimonCocking, review of Turned on, Science, Sex and Robots By Kate Devlin. The idea of the seductive sex robot is the stuff of myth, legend and science fiction. From the myth of Laodamia in Ancient Greece to twenty-first century shows such as Westworld, robots in human form have captured our imagination, our hopes, and [...]

AI news: ‘Self-aware’ robot arm able to repair itself built in breakthrough | Science | News

By |March 4th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Consciousness is key to understanding what makes humans human. And in the 70 years since artificial intelligence first emerged as an academic pursuit, scientists have attempted to synthesise sentience. Now a Columbia University project has broken new ground in the search for artificial intelligence, after building a self-aware robot arm.Columbia University scientists have built [...]

Seoul Will Welcome a Robot Science Museum Constructed by Robots | Smart News

By |March 2nd, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Seoul’s Robot Science Museum (RSM) will welcome its inaugural exhibition before construction is even complete: As Dezeen’s India Block explains, robots and drones are expected to play a prominent role in all stages of the building’s assembly, enabling the eclectic institution to spotlight robotic technology’s potential from the very beginning of the project. According [...]