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MIT’s Robot Cheetah Can Now Leap Over Hurdles

05/29/2015, Several years ago, the folks at MIT created a robot that they modeled after the cheetah. It featured four legs and it proved it could run at pretty fast speeds. Over the years that particular robot evolved and just last year, MIT improved upon it by...

Scientists Develop Drone That Can Fold Into Itself Or Dissolve

05/29/2015, While drones are pretty small, they can still be detected, but what if you could build a drone that could fold into itself, thus becoming incredibly tiny, or even better yet, what if these drones could somehow dissolve itself, thus erasing any evidence of...

GoPro To Release Their Own Quadcopter In 2016

05/27/2015, GoPro is a company best known for their wearable cameras which have been designed to be rugged and used in action sports. They are also small and lightweight enough to the point where they can be mounted on drones and used to record footage while the...

Swiss Drugmaker Invents Robotic Pills To Help Treat Diabetes

05/27/2015, At the moment one of the ways to treat diabetes is to give the patient an injection of insulin. This can be somewhat painful and inconvenient, but Swiss drugmakers Novartis are currently exploring the idea of using robotic pills to deliver the doses of...

Robot Learns From Its Mistakes

05/26/2015, Some of us happen to live in an environment where mistakes are not tolerated at all, and this is where most folks fail to grow or learn from the process. Mistakes are there for a reason – and a very good one, to boot. After all, it helps us figure...

Drones In The Future Could Act As Personal Transportation Devices

05/26/2015, If companies like Amazon have it their way, drones in the future could very well help deliver packages to our doorsteps, thus increasing efficiency. However it seems that apart from being used to deliver packages and used to capture photos and videos,...

This UAV Is Small Enough To Fit Into Your Pocket Safely

05/20/2015, Most drones we’ve seen these days are pretty big and bulky and definitely nowhere near being able to fit into your pocket. However there are drones which are small but due to their propellers, putting them in your pocket has the chance that you might...

Samsung Patents Wearable Robot Suit

05/20/2015, Could it be that one day in the future, wearing robotic suits in the military or just going about our everyday lives could become commonplace? Perhaps, and it looks like Samsung wants to help build that future. According to a patent discovered by Patently...

Hycopter Runs Off Fuel Cells

05/19/2015, Drones are pretty interesting devices to own, and while the wrong usage of it could make you run afoul of the law, there are others out there who would like to make use of drones in order to assist humans in our everyday lives. Take the Hycopter for...

AJAX Exoskeleton Created By Children

05/15/2015, Do not look down on the little ones, as many of them tend to have a kind of imagination that you would be surprised at. Take AJAX for example – this is a unique hydraulic exoskeleton that one might think hails from a higher institution of learning,...

Robot Inspired By Octopus Could End Up Performing Surgery

05/14/2015, Nature has long proven itself to be an extremely fertile ground when it comes to inspiring many inventions in the realm of science. For instance, this particular robot that was inspired by an octopus, where it boasts of delicate hand and arm movements...

Combo Breaker Can Crack Combo Locks In Half A Minute

05/14/2015, What can you do in 30 seconds? While I can think of some really casual stunts like picking my nose, this unique and diminutive 3D printed robot, known as the Combo Breaker, would have been a whole lo more productive as it claims to be able to crack a...

Tokyo Bans UAVs From Being Used In Their Public Parks

05/14/2015, With drones being so readily available to businesses and consumers these days, authorities are faced with a conundrum as to whether they should see it as something of a threat or an expensive hobby. So far the response has been mixed but as far as Japan...

Apple Music Will Give Artists More Control Over What They Share

05/13/2015, Apple is rumored to relaunch their music streaming service and now thanks to the folks at 9to5Mac, their sources have revealed some additional details about the upcoming service which we expect will be confirmed (or debunked) at WWDC 2015 which takes...