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This magnetic robot arm was inspired by octopus tentacles
This origami, bio-inspired robot arm can twist, bend, reach, grab and bring back objects.
The most impressive engineering feats of 2018
Thought-reading AI helps a person with quadriplegia play Guitar Hero
The brain interface learns—and remembers—how to read thoughts.
Robotic System Plots Space Then Moves Arm Safely Through It
Obstacles no obstacle
Watch A Super-Dexterous Robot Hand Use Tweezers
It can also pick up batteries and basketballs, use a key to open a door, and operate a drill!
Video: In Breakthrough Study, Paralyzed Patients Move a Robotic Arm With Their Own Thoughts
The most complex brain-computer interaction yet
Video: Coffee-Filled Robot Paw Learns How to Throw
Our favorite grippy robot fist, the balloon filled with coffee grounds, has graduated from grabbing to throwing. Its developers at … Continued
New Robot Arm Uses Static Cling to Grab Objects in Zero-G, From Satellites to Space Junk
Rarely does a week pass without some concern about space debris, whether it’s falling to Earth or threatening the International … Continued
Dextre, the Space Station’s Robotic Arm, Will Try its Hand at Satellite Refueling
Finally, gainful employment for Canada's space robot