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Europe launches massive AI test facilities

A 220 million Euro investment launching this week provides a permanent capacity to deliver responsible AI in Europe by testing solutions before they hit the market and become a part of healthcare, manufacturing, agri-food, and everyday life.

Jun 26th, 2023

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Pangolins inspire medical robots

Researchers have developed a magnetically controlled soft medical robot with a unique, flexible structure inspired by the body of a pangolin. The robot is freely movable despite built-in hard metal components.

Jun 20th, 2023

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ChatGPT co-designs its first robot

Poems, essays and even books - is there anything the open AI platform ChatGPT can't handle? These new AI developments have inspired researchers to dig a little deeper: For instance, can ChatGPT also design a robot? And is this a good thing for the design process, or are there risks?

Jun 7th, 2023

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Swarming microrobots self-organize into diverse patterns

Researchers found an efficient way to expand the collective behavior of swarming microrobots: Mixing different sizes of the micron-scale bots enables them to self-organize into diverse patterns that can be manipulated when a magnetic field is applied. The technique even allows the swarm to 'cage' passive objects and then expel them.

Jun 6th, 2023

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Robot centipedes go for a walk

Researchers how their multilegged walking robot can be steered by inducing a dynamic instability. This work can lead to more energy-efficient and reliable robotic navigation of terrain.

May 29th, 2023

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