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2 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

With This Robotics Program Thriving In Public Schools, It's 'Cool To Make Mistakes Again'

Joe Dixon is Chief Learning Officer of Teq, a professional development company for teachers that aims to "champion the continued evolution of the modern classroom."


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6 hrs ago | Gizmag

Panasonic's robotic bed/wheelchair first to earn global safety certification

There's a lot of talk about Japan's rapidly aging society, and how it is expected to literally place a heavy burden on the island nation's caregivers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Science / Technology, Robots, Gadgets

10 hrs ago | Express India

Robots, space and virtual reality is future of travel: Reports

A decade from today, all travellers will have at their disposal a startling array of next-gen digital technologies to seamlessly and intuitively discover, plan and book their next journey.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Skyscanner, Marketing

14 hrs ago | Slashdot

Humans Are Taking Jobs From Robots In Japan

Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Bloomberg reports that humans are taking the place of machines in plants across Japan so workers can develop new skills and figure out ways to improve production lines and the car-building process.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, World News, Japan,

18 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Deep water thwarts robot sub's 1st search for jet

The U.S. Navy and search coordinators say a built-in safety feature aborted what was supposed to have been a 16-hour mission to create a sonar map of the ocean floor after only six hours.


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

23 hrs ago | Gizmag

Mini Mobile robot makes printing portable

A portable robotic printer that works by traveling across the surface of a piece of paper is well on its way to reaching its US$400,000 Kickstarter target.


Related Topix: Printers, Science / Technology, Robots, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Gadgets

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Living Lego Sets Create Easy To Build Robots For Kids [Video]

TinkerBots is a building set with easy-to-add robotics that enable children to create an endless number of toy robots by simply snapping them together.


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Rodent Robot Sex Helps Scientist Study Evolution

One scientist has found a way to study 1,000 generations of animals in a matter of days - using no live creatures and a lot of robot sex.


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Inventor Spot

Microsoft's Giving Us A Look At The Future Of Robots In The Office

Coffee in hand, you stagger into your workplace, making for the elevator. Detecting your presence, it automatically opens its doors as you approach, inviting you in.


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

Norwalk Citizen News

Why Google Is Making Massive, Crazy Bets On Drones And Robots

Titan is a New Mexico-based company that makes high-flying solar powered drones, and it's one of Google's latest "moonshot" acquisitions.


Related Topix: Google, Startups

Christian Science Monitor

Five bizarre things heading to the space station Monday

When private spaceflight company SpaceX launches its newest mission to the International Space Station next week it will carry some strange cargo to space.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force, Life, Food, Vegetables, Robots, UC Davis, Weird

Royalty and Robots, Poly Royal in 1958

BEAUTY AND THE MECHANICAL MONSTER...Lovely Gayle Manley, queen of Cal Poly's 26th annual Poly Royal, April 25-26, talks over plans for the annual campus fete with her robot pal.


Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Laughing Squid

BionicKangaroo, A Robot That Mimics the Unique Movement a Kangaroo Uses to Save Energy

BionicKangaroo is a robot from German engineering company Festo that mimics the unique movement of kangaroos to save energy.


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Verde Independent

SRP using robot to find pipe leaks

SRP's 70-pound, steel robot has wheel and axle configurations for different widths of pipe and features LED lighting around its camera.


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Why Robots Are Racing To The Fore In Search For Missing Flight MH370

Cutting edge robotic technology is coming to the fore in the ongoing search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Australia, World News, US Military, US Navy, US News, Business News

Globe and Mail

Taxes pay for robots, but robots don't pay taxes

When Sergio Marchionne abruptly withdrew Chrysler's request for $700-million from the Ontario and federal governments last month - complaining that his subsidy demand had become a "political football" in the province - it seemed to many that he didst protest too much.

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The Press-Enterprise

COACHELLA 2014: Big-time art creates festival's landscape

People check out the large moving art piece called "Escape Velocity" as moves around the grounds of the Empire Polo Club during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Friday, April 11, 2014 in Indio, Could a towering astronaut with a live-motion screen for a face upstage a 25-foot interactive snail with his own Twitter feed? The Coachella ... (more)


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indio, CA, Science / Technology, Robots, Palm Desert, CA

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Information Flow in Animal-Robot Interactions

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Nerve News

Roaches used to test drug-dispensing nanorobots

Cockroaches, those all-pervasive pests, may have some use after all. Bio-engineers have found some use for them in their research.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Robots, Life, Hobbies, Origami

Albany Times Union

Playing With Lego Robots Makes Your Employees Better At Their Jobs

Writing for the Harvard Business Review , Colin Lewis lays out the case for using robots as a means of equipping people with essential problem-solving skills for the workplace.


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