Scientists from Toyota have found a way to manufacture magnesium based batteries

Engineers at the Toyota Research Institute have revealed the secret to using magnesium in battery cells. Opening can lead to a replacement of lithium batteries for safer and more effective magnesium. New batteries are suitable for all industries from mobile phones to cars. Magnesium has long been considered a potential replacement for lithium in the production of batteries. The …

Project Baxter is looking for new ways to communicate people and robots

Robots are gradually becoming a part of our daily lives – while they are gaining more independence. Ubiquitous robotics persistently requires the creation of a new, special “language” of communication between people and machines. The communication of people, as is known, is not limited to words spoken only. Its no less important component is the facial expression and …

The chain of robots ChainFORM will turn into what you need

The brainchild of the Tangible Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology implements the principle of “interface with a changing form.” Instead of a finished design, you get a coil with a conditional-infinite tape from the combined robotic segments. You tear off as much as you need, and design the machine for your task. ChainFORM – just …