3D-printed ‘bionic skin’ could give robots the sense of touch

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Discovery could lead to electronics printed on real human skin MINNEAPOLIS (05/10/2017) — Engineering researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a revolutionary process for 3D printing stretchable electronic sensory devices that could give robots the ability to feel their environment. The discovery is also a major step forward in printing electronics […]

University of Minnesota research shows that people can control a robotic arm with only their minds

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Groundbreaking study demonstrates potential to help millions of people with disabilities MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (12/14/2016) — Researchers at the University of Minnesota have made a major breakthrough that allows people to control a robotic arm using only their minds. The research has the potential to help millions of people who are […]

U-designed UAV flight system, used at NASA, getting major upgrade

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By Kevin Coss For most people, testing out a computer system means pulling a chair up to a desk. For Brian Taylor, it means craning his neck upward and watching it soar through the skies. That’s because Taylor and his team of aerospace researchers at the University of Minnesota’s Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle […]