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55 min ago | InformationWeek

Re: 10 More Robots That Could Change Healthcare

What an interesting topic! It's funny how Healthcare is probably one of the greatest/most important ways that technology affects our day-to-day lives, and yet the one we're most likely to not know something about.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Brain Cancer, Health, Medicine, Cancer

2 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Robot furniture that builds itself

Imagine that the chair you're sitting on became a sofa on demand as the day moved from light to dark.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

2 hrs ago | University at Buffalo

Robots, 3-D printing, and how origami can make cars safer

BUFFALO, N.Y. Will every household soon have a 3-D printer? How does origami lead to safer airbags and other innovations? Will robots do more than vacuum your home? Technological advancements plus investment is pushing robots from niche industries into everyday life.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Life, Hobbies, Origami, Buffalo, NY, Printers

6 hrs ago | News Journal

One of 9 new RAMTEC robotics centers coming to Richland CountyOne of...

One of 9 new RAMTEC robotics centers coming to Richland County One of 9 RAMTEC robotics centers coming to Richland Co.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Science / Technology, Robots

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Science Daily

Electronic nose could aid in rescue missions

Researchers have developed a device that allows multiple robotic platforms to follow the path of certain odors.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Robots, Computers

Albany Times Union

Watching This Robot Trying To Open A Door Will Blow Your Mind

HERB is a robot butler featured on the awesome new show Going Deep With David Rees .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Emmy Advanced Media

Japan's Prime Minister Aims to Hold the 'Robot Olympics' in 2020

Japan is hoping to stage a Robot Olympics in 2020 alongside the summer games which will be hosted in Tokyo.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Wall Street Journal

RoboCup 2014: A World Cup for Robots Kicks Off

Members of the Rhoban project's team check functions of a humanoid robot at the LaBRI workshop in Talence, France.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

AskMen

Will Our Future Be Filled With Twerking Robots?

Well, Weird Al did it. He crushed Jason Mraz and landed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard album charts.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Entertainment

InformationWeek

Re: Where's the paperwork robot?

Palliative care is one of the things that medical professionals struggle most with, because it's so hard to determine who's silently toughing it out and who's complaining about excruciating pain just to persuade the doctors to give them more morphine.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Health, Pain

Click2Houston

Get ready to robot RUMBLE

AND HOPEFULLY CAN GET A CAUSE ON THAT HOUSE FIRE AND EXPLOSION. MEANWHILE, KIDS THESE DAYS ARE JUST A LOT MORE TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED THAN WE WERE AT THAT AGE.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Family, Kids

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ComputerWorld

Seafaring robot shrugs off monster Typhoon Rammasun

It was a storm that would terrify the bravest of mariners, but a California robot swam through it without blinking.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Science / Technology, Robots, Liquid Robotics

Washington Times

Fed's polygraph experts expect future security clearance interviews to be conducted by robots

American citizens vying for national security clearances in the future can expect a barrage of questions, but not from humans.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Engadget

Government turns to robots for security interviews

National Center for Credibility Assessment is looking to bring the process of doling out national security clearances into the future.

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The Washington Evening Journal

Raising the robots

Instructor Paige Dieleman, left, shows students Matthew Collett, son of Brandon and Marti Collett, and Myles Jones, son of Emily and Greg Jones, a modification on a robot being built during the 4-H Clover University Robotics Camp this week.

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ComputerWorld

NASA upgrades humanoid robot in space

The 300-pound humanoid robot working on the International Space Station is in the midst of getting a series of upgrades, including new processors and software, in preparation of having a pair of legs attached to it.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, NASA, Space

Gazette.net

Students design, program robots for lunar simulation

Siraj Khan, 13, of Glenn Dale and Alexis Manful, 14, of Bowie program their robot Monday during a robotics summer camp at the Howard B. Owens Science Center in Lanham.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Glenn Dale, MD

Wireless Design & Development

Astronauts to Test Free-Flying 'Housekeeper' Robots

Inspired by science fiction, three bowling ball-size free-flying Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites have been flying inside the International Space Station since 2006.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Computers, NASA, Space

Suria

Chinese army shows off dancing robots

To the sound of Shakira's Waka Waka robots demonstrated their dance steps, screaming recruits drilled with bayonets and tanks rolled as China's military offered a rare moment of openness Tuesday.

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Wireless Design & Development

Getting a Grip on Robotic Grasp

New wrist-mounted device augments the human hand with two robotic fingers Cambridge, MA -- Twisting a screwdriver, removing a bottle cap, and peeling a banana are just a few simple tasks that are tricky to pull off single-handedly.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

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