Robotics

Students Build a Hand for a Little Girl

This year, a group of high school students presented a young girl with an amazing gift -- a robotic hand. Read about the robotic hand.

Statistically Speaking, Robot Vision Is Hard

MIT grad students have developed a new form of visual object recognition for robots. Read about robot visual recognition in this blog post.

The Future of Food - Show Notes

From transgenic crops to lab-grown beef, technology plays a big part in the future of food. Read about the future of food in this blog post.

Swarm on Mars

Swarm robots could help us explore Mars to find caves. Read more about swarm robots and the caves of Mars in this Fw:Thinking blog post.

The Madness of Maker Faire

Maker Faire plays host to hundreds of crazy DIY inventions. Learn more about Maker Faire and DIY in this Fw:Thinking blog post.

Robotics and Optimism

A company called Touch Bionics is offering free robotic hands to flesh-eating bacteria victim Aimee Copeland. Learn more in this blog post.