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Robot arm learns physical skills by playing Jenga

For decades, engineers and computer programmers have been teaching robots how to play popular games like chess and Go. Artificial intelligence has even...

Rectennas: converting radio waves into electricity

We are constantly surrounded by energy in the form of electromagnetic waves. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could take advantage of it? In a recently published...

Metallic wood as strong as titanium

Titanium is a highly commercialized metal with a broad range of applications, from golf clubs to airplane wings. With the same strength as steel but half...

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