Snow on the runway can cause chaos and long, expensive, flight delays. But that could be a thing of the past after autonomous snowplows were tested for the first time.
Plastic trash is becoming a big problem on land and sea and a company has found a new use for the plastic waste it’s been scooping up in the canals of Amsterdam—office furniture.
Over the years, scientists have created soft robots that can handle delicate objects, crawl and swim, however these robots have always had a limited ability to react to the environment around them. Until now.
In an effort to help solve the over-use of ecological resources, the ecomotive team at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands have built Noah, the world’s first circular car—referring to the vehicle’s sustainable production, usage
This isn’t the first snake-inspired robot to be featured on Manufacturing Minute, and it probably won’t be the last. However, it could be the first to utilize the design of snake skin as a way of locomotion.
Graphene — the extremely strong and thin wonder material — may have another new use this time as edible RFID tags.
Chinese startup Ehang has said much about its flying taxi drone since bringing a prototype to the CES show in 2016.