Posts tagged University of Pennysylvania
Flying Drone Fitted With Terrifying Eagle Claw To Snatch Victims At High Speed

Researchers from the University of Pennysylvania have developed a bird-like claw, and attached it to a unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).  This enables the flying drone to pick up objects at a high speed, heavily inspired by how an eagle uses its talons to grab prey.  We just took one terrifying-yet-awesome step closer to flying robots snatching humans off the street.

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Genetically Engineered Muscle Cells Could Be Used To Build Organic Robots

Researchers have created a set of lab-grown muscle cells, that can be remotely controlled by a set of laser pulses.  This opens the door to "bio-integrated" robots in the future, which are constructed out of organic material.  

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