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i-HY Robot Hand Unveiled: A Minimalistic Design Suited to Unpredictable Environments

i-HY Robot Hand Unveiled: A Minimalistic Design Suited to Unpredictable Environments

Hayley Kolding July 1, 2014 0

A new robotic hand designed in part by Yale scientists has given engineers a firmer-than-ever grasp on the future of public-use robots. Featuring underactuation and a minimalistic design, the i-HY hand is sturdy, inexpensive

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Restricting the Robotic Arms Race

Restricting the Robotic Arms Race

Jessica Hahne July 1, 2014 0

Robotic warfare is evolving quickly, and it may not be long before robots can kill without humans giving the go-ahead. Wendell Wallach, a lecturer at Yale’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, is lobbying to ban

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Good Morning, Mr. Keepon

Good Morning, Mr. Keepon

Lisa Zheng July 1, 2014 0

Professor Brian Scassellati and Daniel Leyzberg of the Yale Social Robotics Lab have discovered that receiving personalized instruction from a robot can be comparable to receiving personalized instruction from a human tutor

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Sam Spaulding (JE ’13): The Makings of a Robot Developer

Sam Spaulding (JE ’13): The Makings of a Robot Developer

Margaretta Midura May 11, 2013 0

From working at Walt Disney to appearing on Who Wants to be a Millionaire?, Sam Spaulding (JE ’13) has done it all. While at Yale, he has combined his interests in computer science and

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Artificial Arms Can Make Paralysis a Story of the Past

Artificial Arms Can Make Paralysis a Story of the Past

Arash Fereydooni February 25, 2013 0

Connecting artificial limbs to the nervous system could allow the brain to control prostheses as smoothly as natural limbs

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YSEA Corner: Alliance with FIRST Robotics

YSEA Corner: Alliance with FIRST Robotics

James Lockman March 14, 2012 0

The Yale Science & Engineering Association, Inc. (YSEA) and FIRST Robotics have announced a partnership to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs at schools around the country through FIRST Robotics competitions

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Keepon: The Dancing Robot

Keepon: The Dancing Robot

Nabeem Hashem February 25, 2010 1

The yellow robot Keepon, which became an Internet sensation in 2007, was developed by Hideki Kozima and Marek Michalowski to study the development of social intelligence in young children

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