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Robots help people with dementia or autism, say La Trobe University researchers

Edith Waters is 91 years old and lives alone. When she met Bobby, the two danced, sang songs together and Edith found companionship in his presence.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

All Girl Robotics Club Teaches Skills

A group of girls are proving that Legos aren't just for boys. All- girl STEM campers learn about engineering.

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Related Topix: Sumter, SC, Science / Technology, Robots

ABC News

Drones and robots 'helping farmers secure their future'

Tasmanian farmers are future-proofing their industry by embracing drones, robots and other high-tech devices to help boost production.

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

Globe and Mail

Meet Jibo, the family robot

Dr. Cynthia Breazeal, director of the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media Lab, believes that the time is right for technology to become humanized, and that social robotics can help with elder care and disease management.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Family, Kids, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mashable

Humans Mimic Facial Expressions From Certain Robots

Without thinking, humans tend to mimic the facial expressions of others. When other individuals smile, people smile and feel warmth.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, UC San Diego

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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