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Molly Sharlach | Nov 10, 2014
A robot replicates the neurological phenomenon that causes people to feel like another person is nearby.
Insect-Inspired Sensors Improve Tiny Robot’s Flight
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 18, 2014
Microroboticists have designed simple sensors based on insect light organs called ocelli to stabilize a miniature flying robot.
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2013
Meet a few robots that pose as flesh-and-blood critters to advance science.
Robot Mends Hearts in Britain
Beth Marie Mole | Oct 24, 2012
A remote-controlled robot helps British surgeons repair heart defects.
Jef Akst | Aug 17, 2012
A color-changing machine mimics the rubbery body and flexible movements of octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish.