14 Oct '13, 4am

Simple scheme for self-assembling robots [VIDEO]

Simple scheme for self-assembling robots [VIDEO]

A prototype of a new modular robot, with its innards exposed and its flywheel — which gives it the ability to move independently — pulled out. Photo: M. Scott Brauer Latest News Colour sensor makes better breathalyser Compact terahertz source operates at room temperature Cochlear implant users can now hear music AMOLED panel shipments surge thanks to Samsung’s smartphone and display businesses DIY and Maker expo comes to Melbourne in November In 2011, when an MIT senior named John Romanishin proposed a new design for modular robots to his robotics professor, Daniela Rus, she said, “That can’t be done.” Two years later, Rus showed her colleague Hod Lipson, a robotics researcher at Cornell University, a video of prototype robots, based on Romanishin’s design, in action. “That can’t be done,” Lipson said. In November, Romanishin — now a research scientist in MIT’s Computer Sc...

Full article: http://www.electronicsnews.com.au/news/simple-scheme-for-...

Tweets

Self-assembling robot cubes from MIT - awesome ...

spectrum.ieee.org 13 Oct '13, 12pm

We started to get just a little bit nervous last spring, when Daniela Rus and Kyle Gilpin from MIT introduced something ca...

The Promise of MIT's Self-Assembling Robots | C...

circuitcellar.com 16 Oct '13, 5pm

The simple design holds short- and long-term promise. According to an October 4 article by Larry Hardesty of the MIT News ...

Despite the critics, MIT student creates self-assembling robots

Despite the critics, MIT student creates self-a...

element14.com 16 Oct '13, 10am

M-Block robot. Angular momentum move it around... genius! See the blocks jump into place, you will agree. (via MIT) It beg...

thoughtbot news: Giant Robots Podcast Episode 7...

robots.thoughtbot.com 14 Oct '13, 3pm

giant robots smashing into other giant robots Written by thoughtbot Giant Robots Podcast Episode 70: Let Your Freak Flag F...

Machine Metabolism: Structure-Reconfiguring Robots

Machine Metabolism: Structure-Reconfiguring Robots

hackaday.com 11 Oct '13, 8am

It might be difficult to tell from the picture, but you’re looking at a robot that is capable of building and disassemblin...

X-Robots-Tag: A Simple Alternate For Robots .tx...

searchenginejournal.com 08 Oct '13, 3pm

You can use it where the usage of robots meta tags is not possible, for example: non-html files like Image, Video, and Fla...

Colour sensor makes better breathalyser

Colour sensor makes better breathalyser

electronicsnews.com.au 14 Oct '13, 4am

The opal-based alcohol sensor is green before use (top) but turns redder in the presence of alcohol vapour (below left). C...

Compact terahertz source operates at room tempe...

electronicsnews.com.au 14 Oct '13, 3am

Latest News Simple scheme for self-assembling robots [VIDEO] Colour sensor makes better breathalyser Cochlear implant user...

[Video] TaeTiSeo greet their fans in Singapore!

dkpopnews.net 14 Oct '13, 4am

[Video] TaeTiSeo greet their fans in Singapore! Girls’ Generation sub-unit TaeTiSeo (Taeyeon, Tiffany and Seohyun) release...

WARREN - SIMPLE CLASSIC ELEGANCE. Warren is our simple classic handbag to compliment any smart...

WARREN - SIMPLE CLASSIC ELEGANCE. Warren is our...

hottershoes.com 13 Oct '13, 9pm

Warren is our simple classic handbag to compliment any smart outfit, in the evening or daytime. This style has a detachabl...

Modular #Robots Self-Assemble

Modular #Robots Self-Assemble

eetimes.com 12 Oct '13, 6am

PORTLAND, Ore. — A new family of self-assembling robots will be described next month at the International Conference on In...

Do we need jellyfish killing robots? (Video)

Do we need jellyfish killing robots? (Video)

treehugger.com 07 Oct '13, 6pm

Jellyfish cause problems beyond stinging swimmers. Cooling systems that use cold water pumped from the ocean are vulnerabl...

Wheeee!!! The new @indiaarie video "Just Do You" is like a shot of sunshine and positivity. LOVE!!!

Wheeee!!! The new @indiaarie video "Just Do You...

eco-chick.com 16 Oct '13, 5pm

I love India.Arie for many reasons: Because she makes great music with positive messages; because she has her own incredib...

Video Friday: Return of the Robot Ape, Anki Drive Battle Mode, and Why We Love Robots

Video Friday: Return of the Robot Ape, Anki Dri...

spectrum.ieee.org 11 Oct '13, 2pm

Enjoy these lighthearted and fun robotics videos while you can, because we're slowly but surely creeping up on IROS and IR...