New Tiny Robots Walk on Four Legs

New Tiny Robots Walk on Four Legs

Cornell’s microscopic robots have legs! In August in Nature, two Cornell professors and a former Cornell postdoctoral researcher (now a University of Pennsylvania assistant professor) detailed their developments with tiny walking robots in the article,...
Plastic Foam for Body Parts [video]

Plastic Foam for Body Parts [video]

  Researchers at Cornell University have a new polymer foam with¬†characteristics that can be useful when making prosthetic devices or replacement organs such as a functioning heart. One feature is that the material can be poured into molds to create items of a...
Open Source Robotic Hands [video]

Open Source Robotic Hands [video]

Losing a hand can have a devastating on a person’s independence and quality of life. A functional prosthesis can be an expensive proposition, however. A group of researchers and technology enthusiasts from Yale University and Cornell University in the U.S. and...