Roadless Wheel System Adapts to Any On-Road or Off-Road Terrain

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The idea with this all-terrain wheel assembly is that it is completely flexible. You can have a larger wheel with a narrower tread when the terrain calls for it, but when you turn the screw, that same wheel can shrink down its diameter and create a wider tread for a different kind of terrain.

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Carbyne Is Twice as Strong as Carbon Nanotubes

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In the ongoing search for the world’s strongest materials, Rice University reseachers may have found the discovery of the century in what is being called carbyne. It’s a monodimensional chain of carbon atoms that is reportedly twice as strong as the already very strong carbon nanotubes and it has three times the stiffness of a […]

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Video: The Touch-Sensitive Light-Up Robotic Skin from UC Berkeley

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In order to have the most amazing robot ever, you need all sorts of cool technology to culminate into that one electronic companion. You want it to have lifelike movement. You want it to have speech recognition. And you want it to have skin that lights up when touched. Wait… what?

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