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Building Soft Robots To Lend A Helping Hand (Or Four)

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Soft robotic hand holding an apple

Spartan researchers have won a grant to develop next-generation machines to help humans in orchards and operating rooms Smarter. Better. Faster. Softer. That’s what Michigan State’s Zhaojian Li…

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Powerful Human Like Hands Create Safer Human Robotics Interactions

Monday, July 20, 2020
robot hands

Need a robot with a soft touch? A team of Michigan State University engineers has designed and developed a novel humanoid hand that may be able to help….

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Self-Powered Alarm Fights Forest Fires Monitors Environment

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Night image of burning forest fire

In a new study, a team of Michigan State University scientists designed and fabricated a remote forest fire detection and alarm system powered by nothing but the movement…

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Stretchable Skin to Power Wearable Tech

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Self-powered wearable tech

For emerging wearable tech to advance, it needs improved power sources. Now researchers from Michigan State University have provided a potential solution via crumpled carbon nanotube forests, or…

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