An airy, shock-absorbing nickel lattice of extremely low density could improve vehicles, aircraft, and batteries, its creators predict.
Having only ever seen the fearsome Nurburgring in the virtual world, we sent Alex to see whether he could tame the beast in reality from behind the wheel of a Porsche 911.
The experiment is part of a broader effort to use robots to help people with reduced mobility, as well as seniors.
Georgia Tech team is working on a robotic arm that can "feel" through clutter to reach something, a common search-and-rescue task.
It's not as sexy as Nurse Nancy, but Cody, the robot who gives baths, might be more effective and cheaper in the future.
Defense contract kick-starts electromagnetic pulse-tolerant receiver program