toys, 3D printed robots

3D-printed robot aims to fight cancer — ScienceDaily
“made from 3D-printed plastic and is driven by air pressure. The advantage of plastic is that the robot can be used in an MRI scanner. Carrying out a biopsy (removing a piece of tissue)
The Bat | JK Brickworks
“the mechanics of this model compact enough to fit in and under the body, but still evoke the unique movement of a bat’s wings. This includes the flapping motion, their expansion and contraction
Gravity Powered Walking LEGO Animals – YouTube
“LEGO walking animals: a waddling duck and hopping kangaroo. They are based on traditional mechanical wooden toys that use gravity to walk down a ramp. More information, photos
Ten low-cost ways to treat water – Engineering For Change
“as many as 1.8 million people die each year from diarrhea linked to bad water and sanitation, most of them under age 5. ten low-cost ways to treat water, and not one requires boiling.
High-Low Tech – Using the Codeable Objects Processing Library
“Codeable Objects is a library for Processing that allows anyone to design and construct an artifact using geometric computation and digital fabrication. This tutorial will show you how
Shoppers in London can turn footsteps into electricity
“turning footsteps into 5 W of continuous power, while also gathering pedestrian flow metrics. Kinetic energy harvested in Bird Street will be converted to electricity and used to power street
Graduating Engineer » Articles » Cool Jobs, Dream Careers
“Bruzelius is surrounded by toys as a project engineer at Wild Planet Toys in San Francisco, where he’s worked since 1999. Getting paid to play may sound too good to be true
The World in 2025: 8 Predictions for the Next 10 Years
“In 2025, in accordance with Moore’s Law, we’ll see an acceleration in the rate of change as we move closer to a world of true abundance. Here are eight areas where we’ll see extraordinary