October 26, 2010

PLUS, THE ROBOT STAYS AWAKE: Balloon filled with ground coffee makes ideal robotic gripper. “Opting for simple elegance, researchers from Cornell University, University of Chicago and iRobot have bypassed traditional designs based around the human hand and fingers, and created a versatile gripper using everyday ground coffee and a latex party balloon.”

Coffee. Is there anything it can’t do?

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