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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  Ray Meese 1 likes 550 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…

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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…

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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 the…

From  Dawn Jefferies 2 likes 87 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 160 plays