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ABB robot 3D prints houseware in London storefront

ABB robot 3D prints houseware in London storefront

As you browse the dozens of window displays on London’s Oxford Street, you’ll notice something unique in the window at Selfridges: an ABB robot 3D printing designer furniture, houseware and other objects. The post ABB robot 3D prints houseware in London storefront...

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Hubble Telescope, Supercomputing Enable Exoplanet Observations

Hubble Telescope, Supercomputing Enable Exoplanet Observations

The first exoplanet detection happened only 30 years ago—but now, thanks to rapid advances in observation and data processing technologies, astronomers are working to not only detect exoplanets, but also to characterize them. This work—enabled by a supercomputer at...

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Plastic-Eating Enzyme Breakthrough Enabled by Supercomputing

Plastic-Eating Enzyme Breakthrough Enabled by Supercomputing

More than 90 percent of plastic remains unrecycled, and as a result, billions of tons of plastic reside in landfills (or worse, in natural environments) around the world. This snowballing environmental disaster has caught the attention of researchers from a wide range...

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Clearbot Neo autonomously clears plastic from harbors

Clearbot Neo autonomously clears plastic from harbors

Open Ocean Engineering’s Clearbot Neo is a robotic boat that autonomously navigates harbors, canals and rivers to collect trash that would otherwise wash into the ocean.  The post Clearbot Neo autonomously clears plastic from harbors appeared first on The Robot...

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Five Supercomputers Help Model Crucial Elements of HIV-1

Five Supercomputers Help Model Crucial Elements of HIV-1

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought into sharp relief how small elements of a virus can play a crucial role in combating it with therapeutic drugs and vaccines. In Covid’s case, this research has included highly detailed simulations of viral features like the spike...

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InOrbit’s Data Backfill fills gaps in robot data

InOrbit’s Data Backfill fills gaps in robot data

InOrbit announced the release of its newest robot operations (RobOps) tool Data Backfill. The tool stores data locally so that it can fill gaps in an autonomous mobile robot’s (AMR’s) operating history.  The post InOrbit’s Data Backfill fills gaps in robot data...

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Kollmorgen introduces TBM2G frameless servo motors

Kollmorgen introduces TBM2G frameless servo motors

Kollmorgen, a developer of motion control systems, announced the TBM2G series of frameless servo motors, introducing features that simplify the design of collaborative, surgical, aerospace, defense and other robots while delivering optimal performance in a lighter,...

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How Amazon trained its robot Robin to sort packages

How Amazon trained its robot Robin to sort packages

Thousands of packages pass through Amazon’s fulfillment centers every day. More and more of those packages are picked up, scanned, and organized by Amazon’s Robin robotic arm.  The post How Amazon trained its robot Robin to sort packages appeared first on The Robot...

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MIT CSAIL develops robotic gripper that can feel what it grabs

MIT CSAIL develops robotic gripper that can feel what it grabs

A research team at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has developed a robotic gripper with fin ray fingers that are able to feel the objects it manipulates.  The post MIT CSAIL develops robotic gripper that can feel what it grabs...

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