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Watch a Robot Salamander Swim and Walk

Watch a Robot Salamander Swim and Walk

A new salamander robot has been designed that can walk, swim and turn around corners. The new salamander-inspired bot is helping scientists understand exactly how the spinal cord orchestrates movement. “We want to make spinal cord models and validate them on robots. Here we want to start simple,” Auke Ijspeert, a roboticist at the the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at ... Read More »

How Robots Are Building a 3D-Printed Metal Bridge in Amsterdam

How Robots Are Building a 3D-Printed Metal Bridge in Amsterdam

he quaint, cobblestoned city of Amsterdam is about to get a modern addition: a 3D-printed footbridge. The canal-spanning bridge, which is on track to be completed by 2017, is the brainchild of MX3D, a tech startup based in the Dutch capital. The bridge will be constructed entirely by robots that can “print” complex steel objects in midair. The autonomous bots are ... Read More »

Lada Raven supercar concept

Lada Raven supercar concept

Lada supercar anyone? Lada aren’t really known for building supercars. In fact the Soviet-designed sh*t boxes were about as far removed from supercars as the Wright Flyer is from an F-16. And although their current lineup of vehicles is a significant improvement over their past models, they still look more like a mid-’90s Kia, than a 21st century passenger car ... Read More »

First round-the-world solar flight

First round-the-world solar flight

A record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane has completed its first leg. The aircraft – called Solar Impulse-2 – took off from Abu Dhabi, heading east to Muscat in Oman. With businessman and pilot Andre Borschbeg at the controls, the aircraft touched down in Oman at 16:14 GMT after a 12-hour flight. Over the next ... Read More »

Amazon drone patent application imagines delivery that comes to you with one click

Amazon drone patent application imagines delivery that comes to you with one click

Washington (CNN)Delivering packages wherever you want it, through the air, via drone in just 30 minutes — that’s Amazon’s vision and the company just made another step forward. On the heels of getting FAA permission for experimental test flights in the United States in March, the U.S. Patent and Trademark office has published Amazon’s patent application for its drone delivery ... Read More »