Whiskers for Robots?

Whiskers for Robots?

Lots of animals have whiskers, which they use for navigation in the dark or in narrow spaces. Cats, despite humanity’s best efforts, are largely nocturnal hunters, while rats and moles tend to live underground or in close spaces, relying on tunnels and warrens to get...
The Next Big Thing:  Wall Socket PCs

The Next Big Thing: Wall Socket PCs

Computers and computing come in ever-changing forms as time goes on. Some are straightforward: tablets and smartphones embody a new generation of digital interface, liberated from the keyboard and mouse. Some are more subtle, like the kind of computing found in a...
Japanese Robot Works in Hospitals

Japanese Robot Works in Hospitals

The Toyohashi University of Technology in Japan has developed a nursing robot for hospitals. But this robot won’t be taking anyone’s jobs; it’s designed to help shoulder some of the load and make medical care easier for its human co-workers, allowing them to spend...
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