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MIT's robo-cheetah can now see and jump over obstacles

The robotic cheetah MIT has been working on can now autonomously detect and jump over obstacles while running at 5 miles per hour.

By May 29, 2015

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A 3D-printable UAV that costs just $800 and 30 minutes to create on Tomorrow Daily

This drone from the University of Virginia has a Nexus 5 brain, and costs $800 in materials to create. Of course, you'll need some other items to complete it (including a 3D printer), but there's no denying we're inching closer to a sky filled with UAVs.

By September 17, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 053: Incredible multiscreen interaction from MIT's THAW project, and more

On today's show, we jump on the hype train for THAW, MIT's seamless multiscreen project, watch a 3D-printing robot get omnidirectional wheels, and check out a drone that can be printed for just $800.

By September 17, 2014

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Hide! MIT's robotic cheetah no longer needs a leash

MIT improves its robo-cheetah by giving it the ability to bound and run around outside while untethered.

By September 15, 2014

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Crave Ep. 167: Give yourself a helping hand with MIT's robot glove

When you wish you had an extra pair of hands, two extra robot fingers could be enough. Also, the "holy grail of comic books" is up for grabs!

By July 25, 2014

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Give yourself a helping hand with MIT's robot glove, Ep. 167

When you wish you had an extra pair of hands, two extra robot fingers could be enough. Also, the "holy grail of comic books" is up for grabs!

By July 25, 2014

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Universes could be created during Tuesday's leap second

What's in a single second? An awful lot, depending on when and where you are in the universe. Crave's Eric Mack ponders the value of Tuesday's extra leap second.

By June 30, 2015

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MIT creates magnetic microhair that lets water defy gravity

Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.

By August 7, 2014

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Here's what you need to know about headphone specifications

What do headphone specs really mean? The Audiophiliac asks Sennheiser's Axel Grell to explain.

By June 20, 2015

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MIT's super-speedy robot fish makes flashy escape

Researchers have created a "soft" robofish powered by carbon dioxide that can swim around on its own and execute a critical escape maneuver just as fast as a real fish.

By March 13, 2014