Biohybrid robots seem like the new thing in robotics. Cybernetic organisms, living tissues over metal endoskeletons, you could say. Or, in this case, 3D-printed materials.
If there’s one thing you’ll never see me do, it’s step into a teleporter.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has a vision for the future – a day when people won’t just share posts, videos, and images on social networks, but also their sensory experiences, thoughts, and emotions, lifted directly from their brains.
Here we have the tragic tale of a family. A family who, with the best of intentions, purchased a robot meant to provide entertainment and companionship. But in the end, they would find only mild convenience and a high-pitched robotic voice that would ultimately tear their family apart.
Here are a couple videos that should make everyone, especially conspiracy theorists, really excited about the future.
NOAA tells me mermaids aren’t real, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make them real. Last month, Stanford University revealed the creation of OceanOne, a remote-controlled robot — a “robo-mermaid,” if you will — designed to act as a robotic avatar for underwater exploration.