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Automatic Bug Repair

System fixes bugs by importing functionality from other programs — without access to source code. Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office At the Association for Computing Machinery’s Programming Language Design and Implementation […]

Grippy not sticky: Stanford engineers debut an incredibly adhesive material that doesn’t get stuck

  A material inspired by the unique physics of geckos’ fingertips could allow robotic hands to grip nearly any type of object without applying excessive pressure. By Bjorn Carey | Stanford University News A promising new adhesive material was born out of a scrap. David Christensen, a mechanical engineering graduate student at Stanford, was trimming a […]