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Meet the mountain bikes built to survive a backflip off a cliff
Surprisingly, most parts come right off the shelf of the bike shop.
MIT Engineers Have 3D-Printed A Walking Robot With A Liquid Center
The future bellows
Meet Hydra, The Coolest Robot Not Competing In The DARPA Robotics Challenge
Its name is short for hydraulic, which is also pretty cool
Albino Robot Spider Clambers Through Dangerous Spots on 8 Legs
A new spider robot moves delicately over uneven surfaces, carefully picking its way across debris, chemicals or other locations where...
Marshall’s Plans: You Can Find Anything in Surplus Stores
I love surplus stores. They’re basically the tech version of a yard sale, with tons of stuff that would be...
Video: New Demolition Robot Rips Through Walls, Snips Rebar and Turns Concrete Into Dust
First, a robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm
A Bicycle Suspension with Sensors Built In Automatically Adapts to Changing Terrain
Mountain-bike suspensions are difficult, if not impossible, to adjust while riding. Cannondale’s Simon—the first completely computerized bike-suspension fork—features a hydraulic...
Car-Powered Supermarket Check Outs
Metal plates under a supermarket's parking lot harness the power of passing cars
Dexterous New Prosthetic Hands
Researchers are developing mechanical mitts with better grip
Pirouette the lawn mower. Ring in a home run. Lower the roof. Anything hydraulics can't do?