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Robotics

This section of the Jackson Journal is about everything related to the branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation, and application of robots.

The New Boston Dynamics Atlas

The New Boston Dynamics Atlas

By: Tyler Cline, Journalist
This new robot set to replace it is all-electric, much smaller, less heavy, and has a much higher range of motion. These allow it to be superior to the old robot in many ways.
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Prosthetics

By: Kate Li, Journalist
What if you were born without a limb? What could you do?
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Penguin Inspired AUV

Penguin Inspired AUV

By: Bryan Xi, Journalist
Penguins, the swift swimmers of Antarctica; the perfect model for an underwater drone. That's exactly what the German company EvoLogics thought when the built the Quadroin AUV.
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Chinas New Stealth Drone

China’s New Stealth Drone

By: DoWon Lee, Journalist
China's CH-7 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) redefines modern warfare. With its structural capability along with a 15 kilometer air ceiling, the drone is scheduled to finish this year.
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The AI Death Calculator

The AI Death Calculator

By: DoWon Lee, Journalist
Using sequences of life-events to predict human lives, this calculator can also predict job, income, and other information about people. This calculator may seem fake, but with recent studies and tests, this AI calculator can really be a predictor of the future.
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Starlink, what it is and how it works.

By: Salar Nasimov, Journalist
The primary goal of Starlink is to provide satellite internet connectivity to underserved areas of the planet, as well as provide competitively priced service to urban areas. The project aims to improve upon the delay traditionally associated with satellite internet, making it a viable alternative to cable or fiber connections.
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Japan’s New Wooden Satellite

By: Salar Nasimov, Journalist
The idea behind the wooden satellite is simple yet genius. Wood doesn't block electromagnetic waves or the Earth's magnetic field. Therefore, devices within the satellite could work without the need for additional sensors or antennas, potentially reducing the amount of metal needed.
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Optimus Gen 2

By: Vaibhav Saravanan, Journalist
Optimus Gen 2 is latest and improved robot in the Tesla's Optimus project. This robot is one of the many examples of how technology is improving rapidly and how its being used in many different ways.
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Drones In Combat

By: Ben Wandow, Journalist
Drones, also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAVs) when armed, have become a major force in modern warfare. They offer a range of advantages over traditional manned aircraft including, lower cost, reduced risk, increase flexibility, and persistent surveillance.
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What is Neuralink?

By: Avi Dhanjal, Journalist
To truly understand what this is we need to ask the question, what is Neuralink and how does it work? Simply put, Neuralink is a brain chip designed by Elon Musk.
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Robotic Dog Explores Cold War Testing Sites

By: Ryan Lien, Journalist
On September 8th, 2023, BBC News published an article on how Spot the Dog, is now investigating Cold War testing sites for the National Trust organization. Before I can tell you about the testing sites, you are probably wondering. Who is Spot?
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Computer Virus? stock skull by Lynn Friedman is marked with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

How to Tell if a Website is Safe

By: Juan Carlos, Journalist
In order to trust a website, it is important to follow certain steps. First, you should check the domain name of the website.
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