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3 hrs ago | PC World

Can 'Gundam' fans build a six-story walking robot?

It's half the size of the Statue of Liberty, has flashing eyes and steam rising from its body as it towers over puny humans by Tokyo Bay.

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7 hrs ago | New Scientist

Robot frogs' sexy signals lure hungry bats to attack

Male tAongara frogs need to watch their back while wooing the ladies. Their sexy moves, which involve calling out while inflating their vocal sac By using plastic robo-frogs equipped with artificial air sacs, Wouter Halfwerk from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama and his colleagues have figured out which cues are detected by ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | SlashGear.com

Is Dyson Project N223 a robot vacuum cleaner?

Vacuum cleaner manufacturer Dyson could be working on a Roomba rival, if a new teaser video is anything to go by, as the British firm prepares for a new product launch next month.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Science / Technology, Robots

16 hrs ago | Gizmag

NASA's "swarmies" robots would team up to explore alien worlds

A collection of autonomous robots designed to scuttle around on distant planets looking for resources and materials in much the same way that members of insect colonies do on Earth are currently being tested by NASA engineers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Entomology, Science, Wi-Fi, Space, NASA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit News

Ford prepares Dearborn Truck Plant for new aluminum-bodied F-150

New equipment waits on truck beds to be loaded into the Dearborn Truck Plant. Retooling is expected to be completed by Sept.

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Related Topix: Ford F-150, Ford, Truck, Automakers, Ford Motor, Science / Technology, Robots

SFGate

On The Cruise Ship Of The Future, Robots Make Your Drinks And Every Room Has A Virtual Balcony

Sick of struggling to catch the bartender's attention when trying to order a drink? On the cruise ship of the future, you may not have to worry about that.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Switched

Are Killer Robots on the Rise?

A recent New York Times article warned of the future dangers robots could pose to the humans who work alongside them.

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Laughing Squid

A Robotic Printer With Wheels That Can Travel To People Delivering Their Printed Documents

Fuji Xerox has been testing out a new Robot Printer in Tokyo that has built-in wheels, allowing it to travel around as it prints documents.

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Related Topix: Printers, Science / Technology, Robots

CNET News.com

Tomorrow Daily 042: Robot uses human blood to make art, all hail BabyX, and more

On today's show, Ashley and Khail discuss a man giving his own blood as a medium for a robot-printed selfie, a translucent sphere that shows interactive 3D imagery, and the creepiest artificial intelligence experiment you've ever seen .

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

The Winnipeg Free Press

Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD splendor, but wires aren't erased to stay true to original

At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition.

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BioSpace

BioPharm Executive: Attack Of The Job-Stealing Robots

August 27, 2014 By Karl Thiel for BioSpace.com These have been good times for the biotech industry.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Startups, BioSpace.com

Northern Life

Teenage wiz-kids build algae-cleaning robot

Alex Bertrand, chief financial officer of Northern Ontario Robotic Solutions and Equipment , puts the company's new robot ODIN into position for a live demonstration.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

Surveillance robots an eye in the sky to detect weeds and pests

Researchers say surveillance robots that can detect weeds and pest insects could be crucial to the development of agriculture in northern Australia.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Entomology, Science

Gizmag

VALERI Project is making robots to make airplanes

In the automotive industry, life is pretty easy for the car-assembling robots ... they just sit in the same place performing the same task, day after day.

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MLive.com

Maker Faire in Grand Rapids: See robotics, 3D printers, nuclear fusion reaction in a jar

What : Mini Maker Faire Where : 272 Pearl St. NW When : Aug. 30-31 Hours : 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday Tickets : $8 adults, $7 seniors and $3 children; Two-day passes are $14 adults, 12 seniors, $5 children.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Nuclear Energy, Inventions, Science / Technology, Robots, Entertainment

CNET News.com

Robots, virtual balconies set sail on tech-filled cruise ship

Royal Caribbean says it's hitting the high seas with "the world's first smart ship" this November.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, RFID News

SFGate

Robotics Researchers Are Turning The Internet Into A Giant Robot Brain

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, UC Berkeley

The Indian Express

Six reasons why you should sack your maid, and embrace robots

We are slowly, but surely, coming to a situation where robots can replace humans.

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Engadget

Laser-equipped robot printer will hunt you down and print your expenses

Let's be real here for a sec: printers are almost always a snoozefest. But when it's a Roomba-like robotic printer at your beck and call -- spitting print-outs while following you around -- then things get a lot more exciting.

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Related Topix: Printers, Science / Technology, Robots, Gadgets

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Forbes.com

In The Future, Will Only Robots Celebrate Labor Day?

I'm CEO of Digital Power Group, a tech and investment advisory, a Senior Fellow with the Manhattan Institute, on the board of the Marshall Institute, a think tank focused on space and missile defense, and Notre Dame's Reilly Center for Science, Technology & Ethics.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Strategic Defense Initiative, Space, CPU, Rutgers University

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