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ISS astronaut to teleoperate robot on earth via haptic feedback

Early September will see the first force-feedback-based teleoperation of a rover-based robotic arm system on Earth from the International Space Station.

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Self-healing material could plug life-threatening holes in spacecraft

For astronauts living in space with objects passing by them at speeds of 22,000mph, it’s important to have alternative protection against these rogue super-bullets.

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3D printer processes ten materials at once, no assembly required

A printer from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab uses machine vision and 3D scanning to self-correct and directly embed components.

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Gecko-inspired adhesive goes into mass production

Carnegie Mellon University spin-off, nanoGriptech has launched 'Setex', believed to be the first commercially available gecko-inspired adhesive.

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