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Scope of robotics in surgery expanding

Durgesh Nandan Jha,TNN | Aug 1, 2014 | Times of India.

NEW DELHI: There are already robots that can assist in surgery, like the da Vinci surgery system. 273 more words

Press News

Maze Solving Robot

Here’s my maze solving robot. It uses an ultrasonic sensor on front to detect walls in front of it, as well as two IR sensors to detect when it is about to go over an edge. 313 more words

Edge Detection

July 2014 Recap: Exciting STEM News

July has been filled with exciting headlines for STEM subjects. Here’s a summary of some of our favorite stories for the month.

Animal Kingdom/Under the Sea… 449 more words

STEM

Art and science come together to reinvent the wheel – robot wheel

The Japanese art of paper folding is a difficult one to master, involving taking a 2D sheet of paper and transforming it into 3D shapes. For most of us, three folds are the maximum number we normally handle ─ usually only done when we have to send a letter in the mail. 209 more words

Robotics

BBC News: Broken robots 'learn to keep going'

I saw this story on the BBC News and thought you should see it:

Broken robots ‘learn to keep going’

Engineers take a step towards having machines that can operate even when they are damaged by developing a robot that can teach itself to walk, even with a broken leg. 9 more words

Technology

Teaching robotics at the AVA Gallery

Taking some time out of the world of fine art photography to teach some kids a bit of logical problem solving, robotics and programming. Using Lego engineering to solve challenges like getting up a hill, escaping a maze, moving supplies and of course drag racing. 164 more words