We're not sure what brand of batteries it was using, but the Cornell Ranger robot just kept going and going April 3 when it set an unofficial world record by walking nonstop for 45 laps -- a little over 9 kilometers or 5.6 miles -- around the Barton
AguaClara is a group of Cornell Engineering students who design water treatment plants for rural communities. Faculty leader Monroe Weber-Shirk accompanies them to Honduras every year to tour existing and potential water plant sites.
Cornell researchers have built a robot that works out its own model of itself and can revise the model to adapt to injury. First, it teaches itself to walk. Then, when damaged, it teaches itself to limp.