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Robot Spelunkers Goes for a Dip

12.02.2018 tribonet 50 Views
From L-R: guide Keeton Kroon; Andy Klesh of JPL; and John Leichty of JPL. Klesh and Leichty ventured out to Alaska’s Matanuska Glacier to test robotic mapping technology in underwater tunnel systems called moulins. Credits: […]
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The ‘Origami Robot’ that can be ingested

19.10.2017 tribonet 3,549 Views
Ever swallowed a button-battery? And wondered how to get it out? Have no fear, the origami robot is here! That’s right, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has come up with a pill-sized origami robot, which will […]
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Origami-inspired Robot for Space Exploration

25.08.2017 tribonet 92 Views
The next rovers to explore another planet might bring along a scout. The Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot (PUFFER) in development at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, was inspired by origami. Its lightweight […]