Tactile dual-arm robot achieves bimanual tasks using AI

An innovative bimanual robot displays tactile sensitivity close to human-level dexterity using AI.

New 3D-printed soft robotic gripper functions without electronics

The device is printed all in one go and can pick and release objects

Surgeons perform the first successful robotic liver transplant in the U.S.

This extends to liver transplants the advantages of minimally invasive robotic surgery.

Team of legged robots to explore challenging lunar surfaces

Legged robots like our ANYmal cope well in rocky and steep terrain.

Magnetic robots are capable of walking, crawling, and swimming

New soft-bodied robots controlled by magnetic fields are ideal for confined spaces.

New robotic system enables surgeons to perform ‘four-arm’ operations

Four-armed robotic surgical system is controlled by haptic interface pedals.

The robotic glove helps stroke patients play the piano again

Smart hand exoskeleton helps people learn to play musical instruments.

Wooden robotic gripper can lift objects, withstand high temperatures

The wooden gripper is driven by changes in moisture, temperature, and lighting in the environment.

Researchers develop a self-driving boat that maps underwater terrain

Engineers concoct an easier way for scientists to study underwater topography.

Caltech’s new Morphobot flies, rolls, walks, tumbles, and more

The bio-inspired 'transformer' can move in a wide range of ways, saving energy and making it more versatile.

Drones that can detect and map burning buildings and wildfires

Researchers create drone capable of entering burning buildings.

Engineers train harvesting robots using a fake raspberry

Silicone raspberry can help teach harvesting robots to grasp fruit without exerting too much pressure.

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