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Mechanical engineering
Roach-inspired robots
Published Feb 20, 2018 Video
By studying cockroach locomotion, scientists learn how to build better, more mobile robots
Mechanical engineering
See bots run
Published Feb 20, 2018
Students design next generation robots that play chess, catch balls, leap over obstacles, work together
Reclaimed touch
Published Spring 2017
APL is making the next generation of prosthetic limbs that not only act on thought command, but also send signals back to the brain / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Innovators under 35
WSE researcher honored
Published Feb 20, 2018
Muyinatu Bell, who mixes sound, light, robotic technology to enhance medical imaging, recognized by 'MIT Technology Review'
On track
First response robot
Published Feb 20, 2018
Remote system developed at APL can assess railway accidents, detect potential hazards
Bot building
Robots that fly, swim, fetch, and drive
Published Feb 20, 2018
Students in robotics class wrap up, demo independent design projects
Industrial technology
Task masters
Published Feb 20, 2018 Video
Student team's task robot takes top prize at industrial technology trade fair in Germany
STAR surgeon
Published Feb 20, 2018
Computer scientist programs robot to perform autonomous 'soft tissue' surgery
Brain games
Immersive rehabilitation for stroke victims
Published Feb 20, 2018
'Bandit's Shark Showdown' may change how stroke victim rebuild their motor skills / The New Yorker
Tiny dancers
Giant leap for robotics?
Published Feb 20, 2018 Video
Researchers study spider crickets' aerial acrobatics in hopes of building better robots