‘Upgraded Mini Robot’

Salto is equipped with new skills, giving it the ability to bounce in place and jump through obstacle courses. It can now be powered by a radio controller.

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‘Robotic Bug’

Researchers in Switzerland brought out a less traditional, but perhaps fitting instrument to test their 4-centimeter, bug-like soft robot: the fly swatter.

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Smartphone Fashion Advice

People turn to many different sources for clothing style advice, from magazines to best friends to Instagram. Soon, though, you may be able to ask your smartphone. “We thought of it like a friend giving you feedback,” said Kristen Grauman.

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‘A Device Extending the Life of Organs’

The ice-chest arrangement preserves a heart for 4-6 hours, but that small window of time can mean the difference between a healthy organ and a rejected one.

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Inchworm-like Robot

U of T Engineering researchers have created a miniature robot that can crawl with inchworm-like motion.

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‘Direct Thermal Charging Cell’ Turns Waste Heat into Power

What if you could use those extra emissions to power electronics?

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