IAS Lab in the news around the world


1. IAS lab at Cheltenham Festival. We're organising the robot arena on Wednesday 9 June and Thursday 10 June.


2. At the Intelligent Autonomous Systems Lab at the University of the West of England, they're using simple creatures like ants to inspire their robotic design.... Listen to this BBC Radio 4 Programme, 'Leading Edge', originally broadcast on 27 May 2004:


3. Scientists at the University of the West of England and the University of Sheffield have won funding to create a robotic system based on the whiskers of a rat... Read this article from GlobalTechnoScan.com:


4. Computers that can detect and imitate human emotion may sound like science fiction, but they are already with us,' said Dr Dylan Evans, of the University of the West of England.. Read the full story in The Observer (11 April 2004):


5. Scientists at IAS lab at the University of the West of England are developing a prototype robot slug-destroyer, which draws its power from the decomposing bodies of its victims... Read the full story on the BBC website:


6. Researchers at the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol have developed a microbial fuel cell about the size of a mobile phone that could be powered by organic household waste. Read the full stories on the BBC, New Scientist (October 10th 2002), ABC, The Scientist, ENN (from Reuters), and more... 


7. Investigate the latest inventions, machines and gadgets capable of generating greener energy, from wind turbines to robots powered on food and waste.



8.This is the online publication of the abstract that appears in the Proceedings of the Biro-net symposium 2004


9. This is the Biro-net newsletter for Autumn 2004 http://biro-net.aber.ac.uk/newsletters/Autumn_04.pdf and a full version of the article with figures and pictures found on the Biro-net website http://biro-net.aber.ac.uk/newsletters/ecobot_nl3_2004.pdf

10. The article in the New Scientist http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99996366

11. This is the link to the BBC news online http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/bristol/3639270.stm

12. An article on MSNCBC news online sourced from the Reuters http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5941187/

13. The EcoBot II article on the ABC news online http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200409/s1195295.htm

14. An article on EcoBot II found on the Guardian online http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/online/archives/out_of_this_world/2004/09/brits_design_flyeating_autonomous_robot.html