Robots with a human touch
Prosthetic arms that ‘talk to the brain’ may offer greater dexterity and sense of touch to people who have lost their limbs.
Breaking the skin barrier
The integration of our bodies with skin implants like robotics may be a step closer as new research suggests skin can be tricked into growing on materials.
Video: Artists explore animism through robotics
Filmmaker Jack Dyball captures the ‘animism’ art of Cake Industries (artists Jesse Stevens and Dean Petersen).
Game, set, match: Mr Robot
Imagine a robot that could one day beat us in a game of tennis. A young University of Melbourne engineer wants to make this a reality.
The rise of the machines: Fact or fiction?
Will we one day have robot overlords? University of Melbourne robotics and artificial intelligence researchers look into the future.