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Giving Humanity a Hand with Supernumerary Robotics

February 06, 2020
A team of UC Davis researchers look to give humanity an extra hand—literally. A new, NSF-funded collaboration between the Departments of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) and Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior (NPB) plans to develop and test a robotic fifth limb to give humans extra capabilities in extreme environments.

Ecology, Robotics and Love on the Lek

February 06, 2017
Gail Patricelli, a professor within the Department of Evolution and Ecology in the College of Biological Sciences at UC Davis and self-titled “pornothologist,” has developed her own FemBots to gain a better understanding of the sexual selection behaviors of sage-grouse.