These robots at MIT can teach one another

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) are developing robots that can teach each other learned skills.

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NASA's origami-inspired robot can crouch, crawl, and climb serious inclines

Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California are developing a small scout robot called the Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot (PUFFER) to accompany the next generation of Martian rovers.

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MIT uses 3D printing technology to create shock absorbing 'skin'

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have announced that they used 3D printing technology to create custom shock-absorbing “dampers,” or “skins,” to protect drones and robots.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/04/mit-uses-3d-printing-technology-to-create-shock-absorbing-skin.html

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Apple has taken over Qualcomm's IMOD Mirasol display lab in Taiwan

Article Image Apple is now operating a top secret production laboratory in Longtan, Taiwan, formerly run by Qualcomm to develop a unique, low-power display technology known as IMOD, or Interferometric Modulator Display.

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Google drones look to compete with Amazon's aerial devices

Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

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US Department of Energy doubles lithium-ion battery capacity with spongy silicon

PNNL's lithium-ion silicon electrode battery
The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has created a new variety of lithium-ion battery that can store at least twice the amount of energy found in your conventional smartphone or laptop battery. Unlike some other battery advances that won’t see the light of day for years to come (if at all), this energy storage breakthrough could actually find its way into commercial devices fairly soon. As is fairly normal nowadays, nanotech is the magic ingredient; nanostructured silicon sponges to be exact.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/185999-us-department-of-energy-doubles-lithium-ion-battery-capacity-with-spongy-silicon

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MIT perfects cheap, accurate through-wall movement and heartbeat detection with WiFi

MIT WiZ antenna setup
MIT’s rather fabulous Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), after using humble WiFi waves to sense movement behind a wall, has now improved its technology to the point that it can remotely — from behind a wall in another room — can detect heart rate and respiration. MIT has successfully used this technology to noninvasively check a sleeping baby’s breathing and pulse, and even to track the breathing of two adults simultaneously. Yes, there are videos of both feats embedded below.

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Nokia unveils new folding OLED display as rumors say similar tech headed for Apple's 'iWatch'

Nokia’s Semiconductor Energy Laboratory has unveiled a new kind of OLED display that can be folded like a book while in use, similar to technology that Apple is thought to be exploring for future iPhones and the long-rumored “iWatch.”



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