Human-like robots to gear up for disasters

Human-like robots to gear up for disasters
If, in a few years, a tsunami cripples a nuclear reactor akin to the Fukushima disaster in Japan, human-like robots with super-human capabilities may be sent to the rescue. At least, that's the goal of a challenge put out by the Pentagon's futuristic …
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Robot arm in good shape, Mars rover set to resume trek
Engineers testing the Curiosity Mars rover are wrapping up a series of robot arm calibration and motion tests before resuming a slow trek toward a nearby rock formation this weekend, on the lookout for a suitable stone to reach out and touch in an …
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Robot fish patrol the seas in the name of Homeland Security
The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), along with Boston Engineering Corporation's Advanced Systems Group (ASG), is currently developing a robotic fish to help protect our oceans and coastlines. Named the BIOSwimmer, this robo-fish …
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