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Professor Anthony Ingraffea speaks to an interested crowd about high volume slick water hydrofracturing and the impact it may have on one's fellow man.
Chris Hernandez is interested in the mechanics of bone. The human body's structural underpinnings are subject to the same mechanical laws as bridges and buildings, but unlike steel or concrete, bone is self-repairing.
This video is an introduction to the Universal Jamming Gripper, which is featured on the cover of the November 2, 2010 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
We're not sure what brand of batteries it was using, but the Cornell Ranger robot just kept going and going April 3 when it set an unofficial world record by walking nonstop for 45 laps -- a little over 9 kilometers or 5.6 miles -- around the Barton
In the Golem project (Genetically Organized Lifelike Electro Mechanics) we conducted a set of experiments in which simple electro-mechanical systems evolved from scratch to yield physical locomoting machines.
Cornell researchers have built a robot that works out its own model of itself and can revise the model to adapt to injury. First, it teaches itself to walk. Then, when damaged, it teaches itself to limp.