Tierney King
Associate Editor

Tierney is Associate Editor for Product Design & Development and Medical Design Technology. She graduated from UW-Madison with a Journalism degree and received her MBA in Marketing.

KiwiBots are strolling the halls at the University of California Berkeley. When founder of the robot food-delivery company, Felipe Chavez, visited Berkeley, he...
6.11.2018
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'Hazel, the Relay robot' is the newest staff member at Hotel Interurban, a 185-room hotel in Tukwila, Washington. She 'runs' around...
6.8.2018
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Japan engineers have created a prototype of a fire-fighting robot known as the Dragon Fire Fighter to help handle disasters. The research project is a type of...
6.7.2018
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A ‘mammal-inspired’ robot called DyRET may at first struggle to even walk, but as time progresses it becomes more proficient...
6.4.2018
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Household chores give us a sense of accomplishment, but they are something we often dread doing. Now, computer scientists are working on teaching machines...
6.1.2018
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Technavio market research analysts have acknowledged technological advancements as a main reason that the robotic lawn mower market will increase. Technavio...
5.31.2018
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In a recent article Matthew Hutson discusses how robots need to think and learn more like humans. He suggests the core of robotic development will require...
5.30.2018
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Robotics has traditionally been associated with industrial applications such as manufacturing, but the market is now shifting to rapidly growing segments such...
5.30.2018
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When Nik Wright and Yulin Chu helped create a robot that dispenses frozen yogurt, they did not expect the creation to be selling in places like the Pentagon,...
5.25.2018
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Mouser Electronics and engineer Grant Imahara released the second video for Generation Robot series to delve into the concerns and misconceptions of robots...
5.25.2018
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Students had to submit a microgravity flight experiment that could be used on the International Space Station (ISS) US National Laboratory with one small twist...
5.24.2018
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Using the technology used in video games, researchers created an immersive and interactive tool for city planners to develop plans, make changes and share...
5.24.2018
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A new research roadmap by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed guidelines for eliminating flammable materials and providing...
5.23.2018
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Uber has revealed information about its air taxi program, and disclosed a prototype of the electric aircraft that could be providing rides to future passengers...
5.23.2018
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At the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, an international pre-college science competition, many awards were given to young scientists for their...
5.23.2018
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This summer a high-tech, sphere-shaped venue will begin construction in Las Vegas for concerts and other events. The futuristic-looking dome will have 18,000...
5.22.2018
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Recently, I attended the Milwaukee Tools New Product Symposium (NPS) 2018, and was able to witness many new tools in action. I learned about behind-the-scenes...
5.21.2018
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MIT engineers have created a robotic glider that can ride the wind like an albatross and maneuver the waves like a sailboat. The robotic system uses both...
5.21.2018
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Researchers at Cornell University have created a robot skin that can produce goosebumps or spikes depending on its mood. After exploring the idea of tactile...
5.18.2018
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Engineers at the University of Washington have added a brain to their RoboFly, so it can finally take its first solo wing flaps. Its wings are powered by...
5.17.2018
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Georgia Tech researchers have created a device to control text and other mobile applications. The system is known as FingerPing and is limited to a thumb ring...
5.16.2018
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MIT students showcased their final designs at a Willy Wonka-themed robot competition. Students went head-to-head as their robots lifted gummy bears, pushed...
5.16.2018
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3M introduced Glass Bubbles S32HS to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) achieve up to 40 percent less weight of composite parts, with a density below...
5.15.2018
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After years of research, Boston Dynamics is preparing to sell its dog-like SpotMini robot next year. CEO Marc Raibert said the doggie ‘bot’ will most likely be...
5.15.2018
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Google has recently designed a new technology called Duplex that can make human-sounding phone calls to book appointments...
5.14.2018
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Surprisingly, robots are quite clumsy when it comes to touching or grasping objects. Researcher Jukka Hakkinen, PhD, and Jussi Hakala, post-doctoral researcher...
5.11.2018
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After three years of research students have now created a device called “Skim Reaper,” a thin gadget that can slide into a credit card reader to detect if an...
5.10.2018
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Bathtub toys and other children’s toys could soon be turned into ‘smart’ electronics. American Chemical Society scientists reported they are using specialized...
5.10.2018
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Recently, the College of Engineering & Computing at Florida International University showcased senior design projects by engineering students such as a...
5.8.2018
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Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology are creating virtual reality simulations for first responders, training firefighters and law...
5.7.2018
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When 18 teams comprising Maryland Institute College of Art students and Hopkins engineering students were assigned to create an innovative “life hack,” it...
5.3.2018
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Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have created a prototype smartwatch to illuminate a touchscreen onto your forearm. The built-in projector and watch...
5.3.2018
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Robots just built the first 40-foot 3D printed bridge ready to install over the canal in Amsterdam next year. Built at the Joris Laarman Lab, the MX3D Bridge...
5.1.2018
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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space project broke another record by launching the New Shepard spaceship on its highest round trip to space. RSS H.G. Wells set a...
5.1.2018
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A research project, collaborated by Disney and researchers from MIT and Carnegie Mellon University, is redefining how real VR and augmented-reality experiences...
4.30.2018
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University of Minnesota researchers customized a normal 3D printer to print electronics onto a human hand. This technology has the potential to be used by...
4.26.2018
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Engineers at the University of Washington have created a prototype HD video streaming method that is not plugged in and uses much less power. This technology...
4.25.2018
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A solar cell can now be heat-printed onto your T-shirt sleeve. A team of researchers from Riken Research and Toray Industries has created a flexible, organic...
4.24.2018
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Scientists recently engineered an enzyme that can digest certain polluted plastics. This could help provide a budding solution to the huge environmental...
4.19.2018
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