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robotics

Robotics
Remote control for COVID-19 patient ventilators
Published Aug 13, 2020
A new robotic system designed by Johns Hopkins researchers may help hospitals preserve protective gear, limit staff exposure to COVID-19, and provide more time for clinical work
Robotics
Move like a jitterbug
Published June 16, 2020
By chasing cockroaches through an obstacle course and studying their movements, Johns Hopkins researchers have gained insights that will help robots navigate rough terrain
Robotics
Slithering snakes help engineers learn how to build better robots
Published Feb 18, 2020
Mechanical engineers design a snake robot based on the climbing technique of the kingsnake that could help advance search-and-rescue technology
Plays well with humans
Published Winter 2019
In the not-too-distant future, robots might assist us at home, school, hospitals, and workplaces. Roboticists and ethicists want to ensure they do so effectively, and help rather than hurt—even if it's just our feelings. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Robotics
Robots that can suture, swarm, and explore
Published May 28, 2019
On a recent afternoon in the Johns Hopkins 'Robotorium,' robots zipped through hallways, navigated obstacle courses, and even solved jigsaw puzzles
Engineering
Hopkins hosts Robotics Industry Day
Published March 28, 2019
Event brings together current students, alumni, and industry professionals for project showcase, networking
The fourth industrial revolution is here
Published Dec 27, 2018
A by-the-numbers look at the future of job markets in the era of robotics, AI, and automation
Fish findings
Should robots think like electric fish?
Published Nov 30, 2018
Study sheds light on how animals use active sensing behaviors to navigate the world around them
neuroscience
Does the brain work like a swarm of robots?
Published Oct 2, 2018
What does the brain have in common with a swarm of robots? Could be more than you think.
Biomedical engineering
Bringing a human touch to prosthetics
Published June 20, 2018
When layered on top of prosthetic hands, e-dermis device brings back a real sense of touch through the fingertips