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VIDEO: 3D Air Powered Robotic Tentacle

When it is time for a robot to pick up a delicate object the experience typically does not turn out nicely for the delicate object. Creating a robot that has a softer touch is what the Whitesides Research Group set out to do. For less than ten dollars, George Whitesides and his team in Harvard [...]

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Today’s Apple Announcement: iTunes U – A new app that you’ll ‘learn’ to love

Say hello to the newest app in education: iTunes U App. The iTunes U app gives you access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools — plus the world’s largest digital catalog of free education content — right on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. This app is a pretty big deal already. [...]