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Electronics-Free Robots

Electronics-Free Robots

Researchers at the Shuji Hashimoto Laboratory in Tokyo, Japan have taken the first steps towards creating an electronics-free robot. They have developed a chemical gel capable of autonomous movements without any electrical inputs. Their robot combines polymers that change their ...

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Hydropower from Vortex-Induced Vibrations

Hydropower from Vortex-Induced Vibrations

Vortex Hydro Energy of Ann Arbor, Michigan is developing generators to harness the energy from vortex-induced vibrations found in rivers, oceans, and other waterways with currents. Consisting of a simple mechanical system interacting with the natural vibrations that occur when ...

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