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Bringing together rigid and soft electronics

In the lab of Michael Bartlett, new developments are being made in the realm of integrating rigid and soft electronics. The electrically conductive liquid metal adhesive is so good, you can run over…

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Using robots to monitor construction progress

Faculty and students in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction welcomed industry partner Procon Consulting to campus for the unboxing of the school's new robot from Boston Dynamics. The robot…

From  Raymond Meese 1 likes 591 plays

Researchers design software, creating robots to help humans

Virginia Tech researchers in the Hybrid Dynamic Systems and Robot Locomotion design software for different gaits of legged robots, allowing the machines to assist people with disabilities to walk and…

From  Dawn Jefferies 0 likes 9,625 plays

Hillside Farm, Laura Flory '08

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna Laura Flory '08 at her dairy operation, Hillside Farm, in Pulaski County, Virginia. Learn more at…

From  Juliet Crichton 0 likes 540 plays

Geosciences professor awaits data from Mars explorer

Virginia Tech professor Scott King with the Department of Geosciences in the College of Science, watched NASA’s new InSight lander as it touched down on Mars Nov. 26. King is part of one of…

From  Dawn Jefferies 2 likes 99 plays

Harvesting watermelons with agBOT

A student-lead team designed the agBOT watermelon harvester to help aging farmers. The machine can autonomously identify and harvest ripe watermelons. A passive slapper mechanism thumps the…

From  J. Scott Parker 0 likes 180 plays