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9 min ago | Bay View

Family Robots are Coming to a Home Near You

Meet Jibo the real "family robot" that will read your children bedtime stories, learn your emotions, and is described as your "best camera man".

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

9 min ago | Engadget

This tiny, bipedal robot can somersault and run faster than a toddler

Those of you with recurring Terminator -esque nightmares of a not-so-distant future ruled by machines won't have to worry much about one robot developed by a research team at the University of Tokyo.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Gadgets

9 min ago | NewsTarget.com

Killer robots must be outlawed immediately, warns UN official

Robotics is a technology that has been around for decades, and indeed has been used to streamline manufacturing -- often at the cost of human labor.

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2 hrs ago | Stanford

Replicating the sensitivity of human touch in robots

A piece published today in the New York Times examines the importance of replicating the sensitivity of human touch in designing the next generation of robots.

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

5 hrs ago | SFGate

3D Printed Dresses Are Radically Changing The Meaning Of Haute Couture

The possibilities for 3D printing are endless. From instruments and toys to robots and mechanical parts, there's almost no limit to what a 3D printer can create.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Business News

5 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

Robots unlikely to take big bites out of employment

Advances in artificial intelligence and robotics mean that machines will soon be able to do many of the tasks of today's workers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Purdue University, Computers

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

SoftBank to Sell Robot in U.S. Stores Within 12 Months

Fumihide Tomizawa, president of Softbank Robotics a unit of SoftBank Corp., poses with the company's humanoid robot Pepper following an interview in Tokyo, on Sept.

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Related Topix: SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, Science / Technology, Robots, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Business News

13 hrs ago | Outpatient Surgery Magazine

The Rise of Robots Brings Change to Prostatectomy

As robot-assisted prostatectomy has become more common, fewer physicians may be performing the surgery and its overall costs may be increasing, says a new study .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

17 hrs ago | Design News

Video: Autonomous Military Robots Complete Mission

More and more robots are becoming more autonomous all the time, especially military vehicle bots like planes and ships .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, US Marine Corps

21 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Snooker players take their cues in aid of disabled boy

A 24 hour snookathon in aid of a robot for Logan Franco-Franklin was held at Jesters Scooker Hall, Greenbridge.

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21 hrs ago | ABC News

As the global population increases, robots could help feed the world...

Using agricultural robots will help farmers boost productivity, use inputs more efficiently and slash labour costs, according to a robotics expert.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Patch.com

St. Mary's School of Los Gatos Launches Robotics Club

Members of the St. Mary's School Robotics Club started their journey into the world of engineering at the beginning of August this summer.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Robots, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Radio Times

Doctor Who series 8: Peter Capaldi's Doctor meets Robin Hood in new Robot of Sherwood photos

Another week, another load of new Doctor Who photos. This time it's for episode three of Peter Capaldi's debut series Robot of Sherwood - otherwise known as 'the Robin Hood one'.

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Related Topix: Peter Capaldi, Mark Gatiss

Vancouver Sun

Robots will soon make bankers - and many more job now done by...

When Dave Coplin talks about robot takeovers, he says people instantly think of The Terminator.

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

Scientific Blogging

New Cancer-Hunting 'Nano-Robots' To Seek And Destroy Tumors

It sounds like a scene from a science fiction novel - an army of tiny weaponized robots traveling around a human body, hunting down malignant tumours and destroying them from within.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, UC Davis, Nanotechnology

Religion Dispatched

What Robot Theology Can Tell Us About Ourselves

There are places you never expect to be in life. For me, this was certainly one of them: in a conference room in suburban Charlotte on the campus of Southern Evangelical Seminary, with an enormous old Bible on a side table, shelves of Great Books lining the walls, and, on the conference table itself, a 23-inch-tall robot doing yoga.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Download, Industrial, Matthews, NC, US Politics, US News

Detroit Free Press

Robot to join Gov. Snyder for Mackinac Bridge Walk

Thousands of walkers cross the five-mile-long Mackinac Bridge, Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, during the annual Labor Day Bridge Walk in Mackinaw City.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, US Governors, Rick Snyder, Michigan

Engadget

Heart Bot can draw an artistic rendition of your heartbeat

How does a famous-rapper-slash-business-tycoon and a tech titan launch a collaborative project? Apparently, by throwing a fancy soire graced by the presence of a robotic Picasso .

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Related Topix: DLP Mobile, Science / Technology, Robots, Gadgets

Sun Aug 31, 2014

AME Info

Private school in Abu Dhabi hires robots to teach pupils

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Kids, Family, Marketing

Forbes.com

Tweets As Tips: Robot Butler Delivers Room Service

Having once been called the tech Hemingway of Paris, named one of the top 100 women in technology in Europe in 2012, short-listed for best tech journalist by the TechCrunch Europas, I like to fix problems with my own special brand of strategy, storytelling and writing.

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Related Topix: Robots, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA

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