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This jolly little robot gets goosebumps

Cornell researchers have made a little robot that can express its emotions through touch, sending out little spikes when it’s scared or even getting goosebumps to express delight or excitement.

What kind of bird is that? Snap a picture and the Merlin Bird Photo ID app tells you

Is that a bufflehead? A coot? Maybe a loon? Get close enough to take a picture and the Merlin bird identification app will tell you in seconds — sort of like a Shazam for would-be ornithologists.

Remixing Culture And Why The Art Of The Mash-Up Matters

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Researchers Create A Flying Drone That Can Light Your Snapshots

Is there anything flying quadcopters can't do (besides give birth to human babies... yet?) Researchers at MIT and Cornell have created a flying flash rig that connects a light meter, photographic flas

Tell Me Dave Lets You Train A Robot To Respond To Complex Commands

Sudo make me a sandwich, anyone? A new research project by a computer science team at Cornell University is using human volunteers to train robots to perform tasks. How is it unique? They're showing r

These RoBoots were made for walkin': Cornell walk-bot sets record

Asimo ain’t got nothing on this bot. The Cornell “Ranger” robot was designed for walking long distances, and so it has done, achieving a world record of 5.6 miles — 45 laps aro