Science Robotics

(The TQCC of Science Robotics is 37. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Learning quadrupedal locomotion over challenging terrain447
Dual-responsive biohybrid neutrobots for active target delivery249
Robot Operating System 2: Design, architecture, and uses in the wild245
Multifunctional surface microrollers for targeted cargo delivery in physiological blood flow244
Enzyme-powered Janus platelet cell robots for active and targeted drug delivery243
Learning robust perceptive locomotion for quadrupedal robots in the wild241
Skin-inspired quadruple tactile sensors integrated on a robot hand enable object recognition222
Soft magnetic skin for super-resolution tactile sensing with force self-decoupling221
Electronics-free pneumatic circuits for controlling soft-legged robots189
Electrospun liquid crystal elastomer microfiber actuator179
Endoscopy-assisted magnetic navigation of biohybrid soft microrobots with rapid endoluminal delivery and imaging173
Fast and programmable locomotion of hydrogel-metal hybrids under light and magnetic fields171
A decade retrospective of medical robotics research from 2010 to 2020170
Swarm of micro flying robots in the wild156
Somatosensory actuator based on stretchable conductive photothermally responsive hydrogel151
Swarming behavior and in vivo monitoring of enzymatic nanomotors within the bladder148
Reflections on the future of swarm robotics148
Voxelated three-dimensional miniature magnetic soft machines via multimaterial heterogeneous assembly138
Implicit coordination for 3D underwater collective behaviors in a fish-inspired robot swarm135
Inflatable soft jumper inspired by shell snapping134
Telerobotic neurovascular interventions with magnetic manipulation127
An agglutinate magnetic spray transforms inanimate objects into millirobots for biomedical applications119
All-printed soft human-machine interface for robotic physicochemical sensing119
Learning high-speed flight in the wild116
Heterogeneous sensing in a multifunctional soft sensor for human-robot interfaces114
Elucidating the interaction dynamics between microswimmer body and immune system for medical microrobots110
Autonomous robotic laparoscopic surgery for intestinal anastomosis109
Multi-expert learning of adaptive legged locomotion107
3D-printed programmable tensegrity for soft robotics107
The Hannes hand prosthesis replicates the key biological properties of the human hand106
Modeling, learning, perception, and control methods for deformable object manipulation100
Bioinspired underwater legged robot for seabed exploration with low environmental disturbance98
An 88-milligram insect-scale autonomous crawling robot driven by a catalytic artificial muscle96
Grasping with kirigami shells94
Time-optimal planning for quadrotor waypoint flight94
Neuro-inspired electronic skin for robots93
Bird-inspired dynamic grasping and perching in arboreal environments89
A cellular platform for the development of synthetic living machines87
Light-powered soft steam engines for self-adaptive oscillation and biomimetic swimming87
Electrically programmable adhesive hydrogels for climbing robots86
A pipeline inspection robot for navigating tubular environments in the sub-centimeter scale85
Reinforcement learning with artificial microswimmers85
A meta-analysis on the effectiveness of anthropomorphism in human-robot interaction84
Bioinspired wing and tail morphing extends drone flight capabilities82
Tunable stiffness enables fast and efficient swimming in fish-like robots81
Electro-pneumatic pumps for soft robotics80
Controlling subterranean forces enables a fast, steerable, burrowing soft robot79
Robotic hand augmentation drives changes in neural body representation75
Neurorobotic fusion of prosthetic touch, kinesthesia, and movement in bionic upper limbs promotes intrinsic brain behaviors74
Hard questions for soft robotics73
Biomorphic structural batteries for robotics73
Emergence of robust self-organized undulatory swimming based on local hydrodynamic force sensing72
Shape morphing mechanical metamaterials through reversible plasticity72
Electrostatic footpads enable agile insect-scale soft robots with trajectory control71
Progress in robotics for combating infectious diseases71
3D printing of resilient biogels for omnidirectional and exteroceptive soft actuators71
Robotic surfaces with reversible, spatiotemporal control for shape morphing and object manipulation70
A biomimetic elastomeric robot skin using electrical impedance and acoustic tomography for tactile sensing70
How adaptation, training, and customization contribute to benefits from exoskeleton assistance68
Micrometer-sized electrically programmable shape-memory actuators for low-power microrobotics65
CERBERUS in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge64
A bipedal walking robot that can fly, slackline, and skateboard64
Biohybrid soft robots with self-stimulating skeletons64
Aerial-aquatic robots capable of crossing the air-water boundary and hitchhiking on surfaces63
Individualization of exosuit assistance based on measured muscle dynamics during versatile walking62
Self-powered locomotion of a hydrogel water strider60
Submillimeter-scale multimaterial terrestrial robots60
An autonomous drone for search and rescue in forests using airborne optical sectioning59
Soft robotic manipulator for intraoperative MRI-guided transoral laser microsurgery57
Printed synaptic transistor–based electronic skin for robots to feel and learn57
A resonant squid-inspired robot unlocks biological propulsive efficiency57
Magnetic torque–driven living microrobots for increased tumor infiltration56
An autonomous excavator system for material loading tasks55
Powered knee and ankle prosthesis with indirect volitional swing control enables level-ground walking and crossing over obstacles54
Light-driven carbon nitride microswimmers with propulsion in biological and ionic media and responsive on-demand drug delivery54
Soft robotic steerable microcatheter for the endovascular treatment of cerebral disorders53
Vibrational control: A hidden stabilization mechanism in insect flight53
Wireless steerable vision for live insects and insect-scale robots52
When less is more: Robot swarms adapt better to changes with constrained communication52
Field performance of sterile male mosquitoes released from an uncrewed aerial vehicle51
From grasping to manipulation with gecko-inspired adhesives on a multifinger gripper50
Self-reconfigurable multilegged robot swarms collectively accomplish challenging terradynamic tasks49
The potential of socially assistive robots during infectious disease outbreaks47
High–load capacity origami transformable wheel46
A hybrid underwater robot for multidisciplinary investigation of the ocean twilight zone46
Neural-Fly enables rapid learning for agile flight in strong winds46
Repurposing factories with robotics in the face of COVID-1946
An adaptive deep reinforcement learning framework enables curling robots with human-like performance in real-world conditions46
Programmable and reprocessable multifunctional elastomeric sheets for soft origami robots45
Gastrointestinal tract drug delivery using algae motors embedded in a degradable capsule44
Multidrone aerial surveys of penguin colonies in Antarctica44
Material remodeling and unconventional gaits facilitate locomotion of a robophysical rover over granular terrain42
Insect-inspired AI for autonomous robots42
RoboCap: Robotic mucus-clearing capsule for enhanced drug delivery in the gastrointestinal tract42
Vital signal sensing and manipulation of a microscale organ with a multifunctional soft gripper41
3D-printed biomimetic artificial muscles using soft actuators that contract and elongate39
Neuromorphic computing hardware and neural architectures for robotics39
Cavatappi artificial muscles from drawing, twisting, and coiling polymer tubes38
Ionic spiderwebs38
The role of user preference in the customized control of robotic exoskeletons38
Efficient flapping wing drone arrests high-speed flight using post-stall soaring38
A microrobotic platform actuated by thermocapillary flows for manipulation at the air-water interface37
Neuroengineering challenges of fusing robotics and neuroscience37