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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…