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Video: Bricklaying robot SAM does the heavy lifting, so masons don’t have to

By April Gocha / March 9, 2016

SAM, or Semi-Automated Mason, is a robot that assists masons by partially automating the bricklaying process, increasing worksite productivity and reducing the amount of heavy lifting required by masons.

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Corrosion wars: C2D2 inspects and detects concrete wear

By April Gocha / September 2, 2014

A team of researchers at ETH Zürich has tailored a previously designed robot that can walk walls and ceilings—and originally designed to do some fancy filming for Disney—to inspect bridges for corrosion.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 22, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for April 22, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest (with video)

By April Gocha / April 8, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest on April 8, 2014.

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Video: Engineering anarchy? Termite robots build complex structures without a leader

By April Gocha / February 18, 2014

Harvard engineers designed termite-like robots that can work together to build complex structures without a leader, and other robot advances inspired by nature.

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New “skin” to provide more human touch

By / August 24, 2008

Science Magazine has published research suggesting that Japanese scientists have developed a composite skin that is both stretchable and able to conduct electricity, leading researchers at the University of Tokyo to predict robotic applications covered with the material that can both feel heat and pressure. The problem they have been trying to address is that…

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