Killer Robots Are Here
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Killer Robots Are Here

Swarms of robots with the ability to kill humans are no longer only the stuff of science fiction. Lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) are here. In Ukraine, Moscow has allegedly deployed an artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled Kalashnikov ZALA Aero KUB-BLA loitering [… Read more ]

Scientists 'knit' soft robotic wearables
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Scientists ‘knit’ soft robotic wearables

Scientists have made considerable progress with soft robots used for assistive wearables, rehabilitative technologies and more. Powered by compressed air, they offer advantages over regular robots like sensing capabilities, soft touch, and high power-to-input ratios. Designing and building [… Read more ]

Robot Can Leap Nine Stories
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Robot Can Leap Nine Stories

In countless superhero movies, characters’ abilities to leap to absurd heights fuel over-the-top fight scenes and strain storylines. Now, researchers have developed a simple robot that can actually scale tall buildings in a single bound. [… Read more ]

Manipulating the future
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Manipulating the future

A new robotic manipulation course provides a broad survey of state-of-the-art robotics, equipping students to identify and solve the field’s biggest problems. As robots evolve, society’s collective imagination forever ponders what else robots can do, [… Read more ]