Researchers develop an underwater navigation system powered by sound

New approach could spark an era of battery-free ocean exploration.

MIT tests self-driving Roboat II capable of carrying passengers

MIT’s autonomous floating vessels get a size upgrade and learn a new way to communicate aboard the waters.

Dr. Spot can remotely measure vital signs and help in pandemics

Agile mobile robotic platform for contactless vital signs monitoring.

Kirigami-inspired shoe grips could prevent falls in icy or slippery conditions

These snake skin-inspired grips increase the friction of footwear.

Artificial intelligence to update digital maps and improve GPS navigation

A new AI system is to help improve digital maps for GPS navigation.

The MIT Mini Cheetah robot can backflip and play soccer

The MIT Mini Cheetah can backflip out of leaf piles, spring in slow motion from under piles of fall leaves, and even play soccer.

MIT’s new robot can ‘grow’ like a plant, and squeeze through tight spaces

Its extendable appendage can meander through tight spaces and then lift heavy loads.

MIT’s new technique helps delivery robots automatically find the front door

For last-mile delivery, robots of the future may use a new MIT algorithm to find the front door, using clues in their environment.

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