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2 hrs ago | New Scientist

Robotic suit gives shipyard workers super strength

Workers building the world's biggest ships could soon don robotic exoskeletons to lug around 10-kilogram hunks of metal as if they're nothing AT A sprawling shipyard in South Korea, workers dressed in wearable robotics were hefting large hunks of metal, pipes and other objects as if they were nothing.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, US Military, US Navy

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Shiny shiny

Could tiny robot propellers replace medication?

Who needs medication, or surgeries, or much of anything really when we could soon have tiny robot propellors running through our veins? It might sound like science fiction , but it's real.

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Jwz

The DNA Lounge Cocktail Robotics Grand Challenge

Our robot-bartender competition, The DNA Lounge Cocktail Robotics Grand Challenge , is only a month and a half away.

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Information Technology

SIGGRAPH 2014 Releases Emerging Technologies Preview

SIGGRAPH 2014, 10-14 August, has released its list of 2014 Emerging Technologies highlights to be featured at this year's conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Robots, Cameras

CNN

The undersea drones revealing the ocean's secrets

The Wave Glider SV3 from Liquid Robotics. The craft's hybrid propulsion system utilizes solar panels above and wave power below.

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Related Topix: Liquid Robotics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, US Military, US Navy, Science / Technology, Robots, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Express India

Tiny robots can be used to deliver medicine inside human body

Scientists have created robots that are only nanometres in length, small enough to manoeuvre inside the human body and possibly inside cells.

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National Review Online

Sherk: Welcome the Robots

Eighty years ago, John Maynard Keynes warned that society faced "a new disease" of "technological unemployment" in which the "means of economizing the use of labor [were] outrunning the pace at which we can find new uses for labor."

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Gizmag

Edison offers affordable and Lego-compatible robotics education

With robots set to play a more prominent role in society in the coming years, it makes sense to find fun ways to educate youngsters on the technology.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

GigaOM

3D Robotics buys connected toy company Sifteo

Sifteo's electronic block-based gaming system might not seem relevant to drones at first glance, but 3D Robotics thinks otherwise: The drone startup announced today that it will acquire the gaming company.

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Business Journal

Laser cameras, robots and deli meat measures: 5 UW startups to watch this year

From left, Governor Jay Inslee talks with University of Washington Provost Ana Mari Cauce and Univsersity of Washington President Michael Young at the 2014 UW Start-up celebration.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, US Governors, Jay Inslee, University of Washington, Inventions, Index, WA

Laughing Squid

Conan O'Brien Shows Off the Office Robots That Help Make the Show on 'Conan'

Help support Laughing Squid by hosting your website or WordPress blog on our Laughing Squid Web Hosting cloud hosting service.

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InformationWeek

Rise Of The Robots: Up From The Factory Floor

Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor-at-large Thomas Claburn for a live discussion of the increasing interest in robots and automation.

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WISN-TV

Hitchhiking robot makes its way across Canada

WHAT IS THE PRICE FOR A PEACE OF MIND IN THE WATER? IT COSTS AROUND $600. A HITCHHIKING ROBOT IS ON A 3800 MILE JOURNEY ACROSS CANADA.

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ComputerWorld

NICTA pushes seL4 microkernel beyond drones

The seL4 microkernel, the "world's most highly assured OS" , has just been released as open source, which will help it evolve beyond its military use, says NICTA.

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Inventor Spot

These Robotic Plants Are Going To Be Capable Of Growth - Just Like The Real Thing

A team of scientists in Italy is working on what might well turn out to be the coolest robotics project ever.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Local student a finalist in Google Science Fair for his flying robot, inspired by fruit flies

His unusual interpretation of household pests has served him well. The incoming freshman at Fox Chapel Area High School built a flying robot inspired by the fruit fly's capacity to escape moving objects, which was selected last month by judges of the international Google Science Fair as one of 30 finalists in the Americas.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Life, Fruits, Food, Fox Chapel, PA, Computers, Entomology, Science

BleacherReport

Computer-Controlled Robots at RoboCup Play with Goal of 1 Day Beating Humans

Technology may be so good one day that robots can beat humans at soccer. Whether you want to believe it or not, that's the goal of robotic researchers.

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Salon

Will robot orgasms make actual sex obsolete?

Think sex robots are funny ? Strange? Unnecessary? Well, just wait until you're using one - because that's exactly what sex toy pioneers are aiming to make happen on a large scale.

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NME

Damon Albarn performs for robots in Japan

Damon Albarn performed for a crowd that included robots at a show last week in Japan.

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Fox News

2020 robot Olympics?

South Korea has robot spectators at their baseball games? Cute. Japan wants to see robot athletes competing against each other at the 2020 Olympics.

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