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4-H Junk Drawer Robotics Kit Fires Up Imaginations

The 4-H's Junk Drawer Robotics Program works with household items to complete simple design challenges. Their robotics kits emphasize science, engineering and technology process skills.

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AntBo: A Robot Pet Anyone Can Build!

DFRobot launches Antbo on Indiegogo - an affordable, easy-to-assemble robot pet that takes less than an hour to build while teaching the basic principles of robotics and coding.

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“MintySynth” a Sweet Little Synthesizer in a Mint Tin

MintySynth is a pocket-sized Arduino-compatible synth and sequencer that uses a repurposed Altoids tin as an enclosure.

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Kite Robotics Part IV: Promotion And Investors

In this next phase, we’re ready to approach customers and investors with a unique, cutting edge product.

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Building A Champbot And Quadcopter For Vermont’s Champlain Mini Maker Faire

Have you ever been interested in robotics? Or art? Or DIY projects? Then the Mini Maker Faire is the place to go! This is where hundreds of makers present their cool, creative projects.

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Budget Prototyping, ServoCity And The Actobotics Nomad

Budget Prototyping, ServoCity And The Actobotics Nomad

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Soft Robotics Update With Dr. Cagdas Onal

Ongoing research at Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Soft Robotics Lab focuses on the development and integration of sensing and control approaches to address unique challenges for complete soft robotic systems.

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My Stem Mission

As a FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) mentor, Kettering University senior Harrison Ford coaches the Flint high school robotics team through a revolutionary program on Kettering’s campus.

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From Neural Networks To Football: Enriching Student Life

This Friday evening, between 10 and 25 Georgia Tech robotics graduate students will trickle out from their labs and offices and make their way through midtown Atlanta to this week’s designated rendezvous, usually a pub, restaurant, or brewery.

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WPI Robotics Team to Train Firefighting Humanoid Robot

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) professor Dmitry Berenson, PhD has received nearly $600,000 from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop motion planning algorithms for humanoid robots designed to fight fires aboard Navy ships.

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Panasonic Wearable Assist Robots

Panasonic has developed wearable assist robots equipped with motors that mimic human motion, thereby assisting human body mechanics.

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Squishy Robot Fingers Collect Deep-Sea Coral

Soft robotic hands with squishy fingers gather deep-sea coral samples more gently than robotic arms, and in places human divers can't reach.

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Greek Coast Guard Enlists Texas A&M’s EMILY

In an attempt to protect the roughly 2,000 Syrian refugees that arrive on the Greek island of Lesvos every day, the Lesvos Coast Guard has invited Texas A&M University’s Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue to develop the Center's robot, EMILY: the Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard, as a pilot project.

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