Robotics left science fiction and entered the real world in 1961, when General Motors installed its first robot to handle steel ingots, giving birth to industrial robotics, awkward machines that had to be bolted down to the shop floor. As recently as the 1980s, engineers began to make robots mobile.
2014 Marks 120th Penn Relays
On April 24 through 26, as the Penn Relays celebrated its 120th year, more than 18,000 athletes from more than 60 countries took to Franklin Field on the University of Pennsylvania campus to compete in 425 events.
Penn and ADL Partner for Holocaust Education
Penn and the ADL of Philadelphia presented a half-day workshop to introduce teachers and future teachers to "Echoes and Reflections."
Growing Plants to Save Lives
Henry Daniell's life’s work centers on a unique means of delivering drugs and vaccinations to the human body. Instead of relying upon sterile injections, he has used a humbler vehicle: lettuce leaves.
The ICA Turns 50
Throughout the past half-century, the ICA at Penn has earned its international reputation as an adventurer in contemporary art by highlighting unconventional artists and their unique works.
World Watches Colt Birth on New Bolton Center Foal Cam
With the world watching, mare My Special Girl gave birth to a colt at Penn Vet's New Bolton Center. The grey foal weighed 104 pounds and measured 39.5 inches from crown to tail.
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