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Although robots cannot replace human caregivers, they can provide support so that caregivers have more time to provide the personal, human touch.

Robots for people in need of care

Benjamin Katz '16, SM '18 is applying the skills he gained working on MIT's mini cheetah robot to the ATLAS project at Boston Dynamics.

From "cheetah-noids" to humanoids

Splitting the path into difficult and easy terrain speeds up path planning for robots that use “hands” to maintain balance on uneven ground.

Faster path planning for rubble-roving robots

Columbia Engineering researchers use AI to teach robots to make appropriate reactive human facial expressions, an ability that could build trust between humans and their robotic co-workers and care-givers

The Robot Smiled Back

SEER stands for Simulative Emotional Expression Robot and is developed in 2018 as a humanoid robotic head by Takayuki Todo.

SEER: Animatronic Humanoid Soft Robotics

KIT Develops New Generation of Versatile and Customizable Humanoid Robots for Seniors - Carl Zeiss Foundation funds project with 4.5 million euros

Staying young in old age with assistance robots

Humanoid robots require deeper consideration than just mimicking humans.

Design Considerations for Humanoid Robots

This video shows the latest results in the whole-body locomotion control of the humanoid robot iCub

iCub Reactive Walking Robot

In the near future, our robot cousins will need to behave if we are to avoid an apocalyptic robot war.

How to Rule Our Robots

Biologically-inspired artificial skin improves sensory ability of robots

Sensitive robots are safer

Advancements in pressurized fluid power systems may hold the key to the next generation of Biomimetic Robots.

Biomechanical Marvel-Fluidic Muscle Technology

New control system may enable humanoid robots to do heavy lifting and other physically demanding tasks.

Two-legged robot mimics human balance while running and jumping

​Space robots traveling through space, hauling debris, and exploring distant asteroids, may hold the key to problems facing drones and autonomous cars on Earth.

Space robot technology can help autonomous vehicles here at home

Researchers are applying soft magnetic materials to motors, making them smaller, lighter, and more efficient. These small motors stand to have a have big impact on robotics.

Revolutionizing robotics with motors

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