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robotsUSA versus Japan with 12 ton 430 horse power Giant robots

USA Eagle Prime is taking on Japan’s Suidobashi megabot. MegaBots, Inc (USA) and Suidobashi Heavy Industry (Japan) have spent the past two years preparing real-life Giant Fighting Robots for a science-fiction inspired BATTLE OF THE CENTURY! The GIANT ROBOT DUEL …

futurePacific Rim Uprising

Pacific Rim Uprising is the sequel to the 2013 film ‘Pacific Rim’. Guillermo del Toro directed the first one. The movie was giant mechs (Jaegers) fighting giant alien monsters (Kaijus). Steven S. DeKnight who directs Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil and some …

robotsRobotic actuator three time stronger than natural muscle made

Columbia University researchers have made a self-contained soft actuator three times stronger than natural muscle, without the need of externals, signals a breakthrough in soft robotics. Researchers at Columbia Engineering have solved a long-standing issue in the creation of untethered …

dronesUS Navy wants bigger and more capable unmanned drone ships for future navy

Adm. John Richardson, the chief of naval operations, says the US Navy could get closer to the 350 ship target faster by counting unmanned vessels with capabilities similar to a manned ship— a new twist on the definition of a …

futureNew James Cameron written Terminator trilogy and four Avatar sequels

Four Avatar Sequels The Avatar sequels will be shot two batches of two movies shot back to back. Avatar 2 Dec 2020 Avatar 3 Dec 2021 Avatar 4 2024 Avatar 5 2025 James Cameron discussed Virtual Reality. He feels current …

canadaGiant spider battles dragon for robot supremacy

La Machine created a giant robot spider and a giant robot dragon and they battled on the streets of Ottawa, Canada Long Ma, the half-dragon / half-horse creature, stands at 36 feet high, weighs 45 tons, breathes smoke and fire, …

dronesSubmarine drones could grow a lot kelp in the open ocean

Marine BioEnergy is collaborating with a research team at the University of Southern California, Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies. US Department of Energy, Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) has provided $2.1 million in funding for a proof of …

bloodstream robotsFast, Efficient bloodstream robots

The unique swimming strategies of natural microorganisms have inspired recent development of magnetic micro/nanorobots powered by artificial helical or flexible flagella. However, as artificial nanoswimmers with unique geometries are being developed, it is critical to explore new potential modes for …

roboticsHarvard and MIT swarmbots, softbots, folding bots and more

Harvard and MIT are making a wide variety of robots. Swarming bots Soft bots Insect bots Folding bots Here are some videos of them Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known …

constructionMade in space also working on robotic manufacturing of large structures in space

Made In Space is putting 3D printing into space and is working on other space based manufacturing. They are looking to make large light structures as well. They call these systems Archinaut. It is an alternative approach to the Tether …