Colour Changing Fibres Predict a Knot’s Strength

Published on January 22nd, 2020 | by özgün

With help from spaghetti and color-changing fibers, a new mathematical model predicts a knot’s stability. In sailing, rock climbing, construction, and any activity requiring the securing of ropes, certain knots are known to be stronger than... Read More


Energy Harvesting from the Human Knee

Published on August 8th, 2019 | by özgün

Imagine powering your devices by walking. With technology recently developed by a group of researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, that possibility might not be far out of reach. The group describes the technology... Read More


What about having a Robot Trainer?

Published on February 27th, 2019 | by özgün

In a new study from ETH Zurich in Switzerland, robots successfully taught humans how to row, demonstrating how robotic personal trainers could be used in the future.  Georg Rauter, lead author of study that published in Science... Read More


MIT Robot Learns the Game of Jenga

Published on February 1st, 2019 | by özgün

MIT news writes that teaching a robot to play Jenga with traditional machine learning schemes require 10s of thousands of tested attempts — not too bad until you consider the number of human hours it would... Read More


3D-printed robot hand ‘plays’ the piano

Published on January 2nd, 2019 | by özgün

The robot hand, developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, was made by 3D-printing soft and rigid materials together to replicate of all the bones and ligaments – but not the muscles or tendons –... Read More


Creating 3D Printed Sculptures from Videos

Published on September 21st, 2018 | by özgün

CSAIL system could help athletes, dancers, and others better analyze how they move New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has often credited his success to spending countless hours studying his opponent’s movements on film. This understanding... Read More


No Need to Dry Your Clothes Anymore

Published on August 31st, 2018 | by özgün

MIT-developed process could offer nontoxic alternative to environmentally harmful chemicals.   Fabrics that resist water are essential for everything from rainwear to military tents, but conventional water-repellent coatings have been shown to persist in the environment... Read More


Meet the MIT’s Blind Cheetah Robot

Published on August 31st, 2018 | by özgün

Improved design may be used for exploring disaster zones and other dangerous or inaccessible environments. MIT’s Cheetah 3 robot can now leap and gallop across rough terrain, climb a staircase littered with debris, and quickly recover... Read More

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