& 34;Sedentary and calm& 34; versus & 34;tough and active& 34; may be a stronger predictor of a specie& 39;s survival according to a group of evolutionary biologists.By Mario L. MajorAugust 23, 2018If the findings of a group of researchers at the University of Kansas hold true, we may have to revise the popular expression the early bird gets the worm to the bird that sleeps in and presses the snooze button a few times has a better shot at the worm.
2018 is shaping up to be a great year for the robotics research and business communities.The year has been jam-packed with international events, conferences, summits, and more on the topics of robotics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and industrial automation.Whether you& 39;re a robo-hobbyist looking to compete against peers and learn more in the field, or if you& 39;re seeking to understand how automation could affect your business, these events are not to be missed.
With a carbon fiber build, a powerful 80-kWh battery and augmented-reality features, this latest edition of the iconic racing car is a worthy homage.September 16, 2018Mercedes-Benz has been forging ahead with bold new plans for advanced vehicles that cater to today& 39;s latest trends.However, it seems the luxury carmaker may also be experiencing a bit of nostalgia.
The proposed cable would run across the Atlantic ocean and provide a stronger span and reach of the Google Cloud.By Shelby RogersJuly 20, 2018Google recently announced new plans for its infrastructure to be both strengthened, expanded, and sped up. The tech behemoth will build another massive subsea cable to connect a data center in the United States to another one in France.
Workers in many industries are getting a boost from the use of exoskeletons in their daily tasks. The exoskeletons can help prevent injuries from lifting and reduce the vibrations from heavy machinery.By Jessica MileyDecember 02, 2017Robotics are changing our daily lives at a startling rate. Now some of the design principles of robotics are being applied in the development of exoskeletons for humans that are helping us be safer and more efficient at work and home.
The United States could overtake China in the battle for the best supercomputer. The U.S.& 39;s Summit, created at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is scheduled for completion in 2018 and with an impressive 200 petaflops.By Shelby RogersOctober 27, 2017A first glimpse of the Summit supercomputer which engineers hope to have ready for use by early 2019.