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  • A novel method for easy and quick fabrication of biomimetic robots with life-like movement
    on February 26, 2024 at 4:45 pm

    Ultraviolet-laser processing is a promising technique for developing intricate microstructures, enabling complex alignment of muscle cells, required for building life-like biohybrid actuators. Compared to traditional complex methods, this innovative technique enables easy and quick fabrication of […]

  • Method identified to double computer processing speeds
    on February 22, 2024 at 2:39 am

    Scientists introduce what they call 'simultaneous and heterogeneous multithreading' or SHMT. This system doubles computer processing speeds with existing hardware by simultaneously using graphics processing units (GPUs), hardware accelerators for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning […]

  • How ancient sea creatures can inform soft robotics
    on February 12, 2024 at 8:35 pm

    Fossils of a marine animal that lived 500 million years ago, combined with computer simulations, informed the design of a new soft robot.

  • Why insects navigate more efficiently than robots
    on February 12, 2024 at 6:31 pm

    Engineers have studied how insects navigate, for the purpose of developing energy-efficient robots.

  • Innovations in depth from focus/defocus pave the way to more capable computer vision systems
    on February 9, 2024 at 6:44 pm

    In an image, estimating the distance between objects and the camera by using the blur in the images as clue, also known as depth from focus/defocus, is essential in computer vision. However, model-based methods fail when texture-less surfaces are present, and learning-based methods require the same […]

  • A sleeker facial recognition technology tested on Michelangelo's David
    on February 2, 2024 at 6:26 pm

    Many people are familiar with facial recognition systems that unlock smartphones and game systems or allow access to our bank accounts online. But the current technology can require boxy projectors and lenses. Now, researchers report on a sleeker 3D surface imaging system with flatter, simplified […]

  • Robot trained to read braille at twice the speed of humans
    on January 29, 2024 at 5:24 pm

    Researchers have developed a robotic sensor that incorporates artificial intelligence techniques to read braille at speeds roughly double that of most human readers.

  • Utilizing active microparticles for artificial intelligence
    on January 29, 2024 at 5:23 pm

    Artificial intelligence using neural networks performs calculations digitally with the help of microelectronic chips. Physicists have now created a type of neural network that works not with electricity but with so-called active colloidal particles.The researchers describe how these microparticles […]

  • Scientists design a two-legged robot powered by muscle tissue
    on January 26, 2024 at 7:05 pm

    Compared to robots, human bodies are flexible, capable of fine movements, and can convert energy efficiently into movement. Drawing inspiration from human gait, researchers from Japan crafted a two-legged biohybrid robot by combining muscle tissues and artificial materials. This method allows the […]

  • Chats with AI shift attitudes on climate change, Black Lives Matter
    on January 26, 2024 at 5:19 am

    People who were more skeptical of human-caused climate change or the Black Lives Matter movement who took part in conversation with a popular AI chatbot were disappointed with the experience but left the conversation more supportive of the scientific consensus on climate change or BLM. This is […]

  • Autonomous synthesis robot uses AI to speed up chemical discovery
    on January 25, 2024 at 7:59 pm

    Chemists have developed an autonomous chemical synthesis robot with an integrated AI-driven machine learning unit. Dubbed 'RoboChem', the benchtop device can outperform a human chemist in terms of speed and accuracy while also displaying a high level of ingenuity. As the first of its kind, it could […]

  • Mini-robots modeled on insects may be smallest, lightest, fastest ever developed
    on January 18, 2024 at 5:22 pm

    Two insect-like robots, a mini-bug and a water strider may be the smallest, lightest and fastest fully functional micro-robots ever known to be created. Such miniature robots could someday be used for work in areas such as artificial pollination, search and rescue, environmental monitoring, […]

  • Study identifies new findings on implant positioning and stability during robotic-assisted knee revision surgery
    on January 17, 2024 at 11:37 pm

    An innovative study explores the use of robotic-assisted joint replacement in revision knee scenarios, comparing the pre- and post-revision implant positions in a series of revision total knee arthroplasties (TKA) using a state-of-the-art robotic arm system.

  • 'Smart glove' can boost hand mobility of stroke patients
    on January 16, 2024 at 6:18 pm

    This month, a group of stroke survivors in British Columbia will test a new technology designed to aid their recovery, and ultimately restore use of their limbs and hands. Participants will wear a new groundbreaking 'smart glove' capable of tracking their hand and finger movements during […]

  • Artificial muscle device produces force 34 times its weight
    on January 11, 2024 at 4:32 pm

    Scientists developed a soft fluidic switch using an ionic polymer artificial muscle that runs with ultra-low power to lift objects 34 times greater than its weight. Its light weight and small size make it applicable to various industrial fields such as soft electronics, smart textiles, and […]

  • Researchers developing AI to make the internet more accessible
    on January 9, 2024 at 10:05 pm

    In an effort to make the internet more accessible for people with disabilities, researchers have begun developing an artificial intelligence agent that could complete complex tasks on any website using simple language commands.

  • New soft robots roll like tires, spin like tops and orbit like moons
    on January 8, 2024 at 8:31 pm

    Researchers have developed a new soft robot design that engages in three simultaneous behaviors: rolling forward, spinning like a record, and following a path that orbits around a central point. The device, which operates without human or computer control, holds promise for developing soft robotic […]

  • AI alters middle managers' work
    on December 21, 2023 at 6:28 am

    The introduction of artificial intelligence is a significant part of the digital transformation bringing challenges and changes to the job descriptions among management. A study shows that integrating artificial intelligence systems into service teams increases demands imposed on middle management […]

  • Meet 'Coscientist,' your AI lab partner
    on December 21, 2023 at 6:27 am

    An artificial intelligence-driven system has autonomously learned about certain Nobel Prize-winning chemical reactions and designed a successful laboratory procedure to make them. The AI did so in just a few minutes and correctly on its first attempt. According to the authors, this is the first […]

  • Artificial intelligence can predict events in people's lives
    on December 18, 2023 at 5:58 pm

    Artificial intelligence can analyze registry data on people's residence, education, income, health and working conditions and, with high accuracy, predict life events.