Science Robotics

(The TQCC of Science Robotics is 39. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-10-01 to 2023-10-01.)
XAI—Explainable artificial intelligence625
Combating COVID-19—The role of robotics in managing public health and infectious diseases345
Learning quadrupedal locomotion over challenging terrain341
Biofuel-powered soft electronic skin with multiplexed and wireless sensing for human-machine interfaces325
Electronic skins and machine learning for intelligent soft robots282
An autonomous untethered fast soft robotic insect driven by low-voltage dielectric elastomer actuators250
Multifunctional surface microrollers for targeted cargo delivery in physiological blood flow199
Enzyme-powered Janus platelet cell robots for active and targeted drug delivery199
Dual-responsive biohybrid neutrobots for active target delivery176
Skin-inspired quadruple tactile sensors integrated on a robot hand enable object recognition158
Soft magnetic skin for super-resolution tactile sensing with force self-decoupling146
Learning robust perceptive locomotion for quadrupedal robots in the wild144
Fast and programmable locomotion of hydrogel-metal hybrids under light and magnetic fields137
Electronics-free pneumatic circuits for controlling soft-legged robots133
Robot Operating System 2: Design, architecture, and uses in the wild132
Endoscopy-assisted magnetic navigation of biohybrid soft microrobots with rapid endoluminal delivery and imaging127
Human adipose–derived mesenchymal stem cell–based medical microrobot system for knee cartilage regeneration in vivo124
Minimal navigation solution for a swarm of tiny flying robots to explore an unknown environment120
Dynamic obstacle avoidance for quadrotors with event cameras117
Swarming behavior and in vivo monitoring of enzymatic nanomotors within the bladder113
Somatosensory actuator based on stretchable conductive photothermally responsive hydrogel111
Inflatable soft jumper inspired by shell snapping110
Electrospun liquid crystal elastomer microfiber actuator110
Bioinspired dual-morphing stretchable origami109
Reflections on the future of swarm robotics108
A decade retrospective of medical robotics research from 2010 to 2020105
Implicit coordination for 3D underwater collective behaviors in a fish-inspired robot swarm102
Autonomic perspiration in 3D-printed hydrogel actuators101
An agglutinate magnetic spray transforms inanimate objects into millirobots for biomedical applications98
Elucidating the interaction dynamics between microswimmer body and immune system for medical microrobots98
Voxelated three-dimensional miniature magnetic soft machines via multimaterial heterogeneous assembly97
Actuation of untethered pneumatic artificial muscles and soft robots using magnetically induced liquid-to-gas phase transitions90
3D-printed programmable tensegrity for soft robotics84
Multi-expert learning of adaptive legged locomotion84
Swarm of micro flying robots in the wild83
Heterogeneous sensing in a multifunctional soft sensor for human-robot interfaces82
Learning high-speed flight in the wild78
A cellular platform for the development of synthetic living machines77
Improving the energy economy of human running with powered and unpowered ankle exoskeleton assistance77
Telerobotic neurovascular interventions with magnetic manipulation74
Soft biohybrid morphing wings with feathers underactuated by wrist and finger motion74
The Hannes hand prosthesis replicates the key biological properties of the human hand72
An 88-milligram insect-scale autonomous crawling robot driven by a catalytic artificial muscle71
Bioinspired wing and tail morphing extends drone flight capabilities70
Bioinspired underwater legged robot for seabed exploration with low environmental disturbance69
Ladybird beetle–inspired compliant origami67
An untethered isoperimetric soft robot66
Grasping with kirigami shells66
Modeling, learning, perception, and control methods for deformable object manipulation65
Reinforcement learning with artificial microswimmers65
Robotic hand augmentation drives changes in neural body representation64
Time-optimal planning for quadrotor waypoint flight62
A tale of two explanations: Enhancing human trust by explaining robot behavior60
Electrically programmable adhesive hydrogels for climbing robots60
Light-powered soft steam engines for self-adaptive oscillation and biomimetic swimming60
Electro-pneumatic pumps for soft robotics59
A meta-analysis on the effectiveness of anthropomorphism in human-robot interaction59
Robotic surfaces with reversible, spatiotemporal control for shape morphing and object manipulation58
Controlling subterranean forces enables a fast, steerable, burrowing soft robot58
A vision for future bioinspired and biohybrid robots57
All-printed soft human-machine interface for robotic physicochemical sensing56
Using the fringe field of a clinical MRI scanner enables robotic navigation of tethered instruments in deeper vascular regions56
Biomorphic structural batteries for robotics56
Bird-inspired dynamic grasping and perching in arboreal environments55
Electrostatic footpads enable agile insect-scale soft robots with trajectory control54
Autonomous robotic laparoscopic surgery for intestinal anastomosis53
Neurorobotic fusion of prosthetic touch, kinesthesia, and movement in bionic upper limbs promotes intrinsic brain behaviors52
A resonant squid-inspired robot unlocks biological propulsive efficiency51
Neuro-inspired electronic skin for robots51
Hard questions for soft robotics50
Self-powered locomotion of a hydrogel water strider50
A ferrobotic system for automated microfluidic logistics50
Emergence of robust self-organized undulatory swimming based on local hydrodynamic force sensing49
Tunable stiffness enables fast and efficient swimming in fish-like robots49
Progress in robotics for combating infectious diseases48
3D printing of resilient biogels for omnidirectional and exteroceptive soft actuators48
Micrometer-sized electrically programmable shape-memory actuators for low-power microrobotics48
Field performance of sterile male mosquitoes released from an uncrewed aerial vehicle47
Individualization of exosuit assistance based on measured muscle dynamics during versatile walking46
A bipedal walking robot that can fly, slackline, and skateboard45
Biohybrid soft robots with self-stimulating skeletons45
An autonomous excavator system for material loading tasks44
Powered knee and ankle prosthesis with indirect volitional swing control enables level-ground walking and crossing over obstacles43
Light-driven carbon nitride microswimmers with propulsion in biological and ionic media and responsive on-demand drug delivery43
Printed synaptic transistor–based electronic skin for robots to feel and learn43
A pipeline inspection robot for navigating tubular environments in the sub-centimeter scale43
An autonomous drone for search and rescue in forests using airborne optical sectioning43
Vibrational control: A hidden stabilization mechanism in insect flight43
Shape morphing mechanical metamaterials through reversible plasticity41
A formal methods approach to interpretable reinforcement learning for robotic planning41
Wireless steerable vision for live insects and insect-scale robots40
Sustainable manufacturing of sensors onto soft systems using self-coagulating conductive Pickering emulsions39
CERBERUS in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge39
Magnetic quadrupole assemblies with arbitrary shapes and magnetizations39