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Scientists build autonomous construction robots based on termites – TechSpot

TechSpotInspired by the incredible work ethic of termites, scientists from Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have been working for the past four years to build autonomous …Researchers Develop Termites-Inspired Robots To Build Shelter On MarsThe AlmagestNow, robotic termites to build homes for youThe […]

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Robot army ‘to help alleviate future floods’ – BBC News

BBC NewsSelf-organising robots that mimic insect colonies have been shown off by computer scientists at Harvard University. The robot construction crews could in future be used to help alleviate flooding, building up walls of sandbags or as the construction crew of …Termites inspire robots that can build housesSydney Morning HeraldTermite-Inspired Robotic Construction Crew Is Biologically […]

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Robot termites build complex structures with amazingly simple rules – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesImagine a team of workers that can tirelessly build and rebuild complicated structures even under daunting and dangerous conditions. They exist – they’re called termites. Now, inspired by these mound-building insects, Harvard University scientists have …Termites inspire robot buildersBBC NewsHow termite-inspired robots could build for usCNNTermite tactics show robots how to build without […]

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Team Designs Tiny Robots That Can Build Like Termites – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCHICAGO—Inspired by termites, Harvard University researchers have designed a construction crew of tiny robots able to build complicated structures without blueprints or outside intervention. The robots, which took four years to design, are the latest …Robotic termites may one day build houses, not destroy themWashington PostTermites inspire robot buildersBBC NewsRobotic termites build without […]

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Facebook at 10: Zuckerberg hails ‘incredible journey’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukToday marks 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook from his dorm room at Harvard University. Since then, the site has grown to become a global social network with more 1.2 billion monthly active users. “It’s been an incredible journey so far, and …Mark Zuckerberg’s theory of privacyWashington PostHow we ruin social networks, Facebook specificallyArs […]

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Samantha Power, UN Ambassador: “Monster” Comment Was Right, At The Time

Samantha Power was, some time ago, it seems, one of this blogger’s favorite candidates to be what she has become: UN Ambassador replacing Susan Rice. What I’ve always liked about Ms. Power, from a distance, is a keen mix of fearless observation, rapier intellect, and incredible good looks. I’d also, long ago, wrote that she […]

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Jae Son, Inventor & President of GoSmart, At CES 2013

Jae Son, Harvard PhD in Robotics and the Inventor & President of GoSmart, will be at CES 2013 to talk about his products and inventions (Zennie62 coverage by Tout.com) GoSmart Stylus – the smoothest and most precise stylus for iPads, touchscreen tablets, smartphones and other devices. Made of ergonomically designed solid aluminum and a flexible […]