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2 hrs ago | TrustedReviews

Forget 3D printing, this robot printer could be the future

Whoever said printers are boring clearly hasn't laid their eyes on this, a new robotic printer from the folks at Fuji Xerox.


Related Topix: Printers, Science / Technology, Robots

6 hrs ago | Laughing Squid

SciShow Explains the First-Ever 'Robot Swarm' and Evolution's Misfit the Hallucigenia

Hank shares the nuts-and-bolts of the world's first robot swarm, and explains what the creepy, cute and extinct animal known as Hallucigenia can teach us about evolution.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

9 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Warren Hill poses new challenge for Ga. death penalty

South Georgia Medical Center has been using the robot for about four years now, but wants the public to be more aware of it so that more people may consult their doctor about using it.


Related Topix: HealthSouth Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine, South Georgia Medical Center, Healthcare Industry, Death Penalty

13 hrs ago |

Two Women Arrested for Meth Lab in Church Kitchen

Two Women Arrested for Meth Lab in Church Kitchen: Two Illinois women have been arrested for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine inside the kitchen of a rural church.


Related Topix: Illinois, Science / Technology, Robots, Harley Davidson, Automakers

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Globe and Mail

I, for one, welcome our robot overlords

When Harvard University scientists said a couple of weeks ago that they had created robots that can work together in large numbers without guidance toward a common goal, I was surprised by the lack of reaction from doomsayers warning about a robotic apocalypse.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Harvard University, Science, Computer Science, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA


Why Does Google Want to Deliver Dog Food in Rural Australia?

Google made waves on Thursday by revealing its secret project to deliver dog food to areas of rural Australia via drones.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Robots, Small Business, Personal Finance


Scientists Create One Robot Brain to Rule Them All

Researchers are creating a single, massive repository of robot knowledge so machines around the world can learn from each other.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Science, Computer Science, Cornell University, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Humanoid robots proven to help autistic children learn

Robotics PhD student Luke Wood works on KASPAR, a robot built at the University of Hertfordshire to help autistic children, in the Robotville exhibition at the Science Museum on November 29, 2011, in London, England.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Greater London County, England, University of Southern California, Lothian County, Scotland


5 Robots Booking It to a Classroom Near You

The technological creations are taking on serious roles in the classroom. With the accelerating rate of robotic technology, school administrators all over the world are plotting how to implement them in education, from elementary through high school.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England, South Korea, Kodiak, AK

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

McDo ... n't Touch That

A plastic cylinder lays at Ronald McDonald's feet. A large metal claw inches tentatively toward the suspicious object before its two metal fingers gently clamp down and pick it up.


Related Topix: Chautauqua County, NY, Ashville, NY, Chautauqua, NY, Cattaraugus, NY, Science / Technology, Robots

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Al Jazeera

Google drones: tech giant plans robot fleet

Google is building a fleet of drone aircraft that can bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly in the United States.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Robots

Rise of the machines: How robots are taking over all aspects of our lives

Many of our livelihoods are under threat as boffins develop 'droids capable of standing in for us - here are some of the most fascinating One man and his dog? Old hat.


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PC World

Can 'Gundam' fans build a six-story walking robot?

It's half the size of the Statue of Liberty, has flashing eyes and steam rising from its body as it towers over puny humans by Tokyo Bay.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga

New Scientist

Robot frogs' sexy signals lure hungry bats to attack

Male tAongara frogs need to watch their back while wooing the ladies. Their sexy moves, which involve calling out while inflating their vocal sac By using plastic robo-frogs equipped with artificial air sacs, Wouter Halfwerk from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama and his colleagues have figured out which cues are detected by ... (more)


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Is Dyson Project N223 a robot vacuum cleaner?

Vacuum cleaner manufacturer Dyson could be working on a Roomba rival, if a new teaser video is anything to go by, as the British firm prepares for a new product launch next month.


Related Topix: Cameras, Science / Technology, Robots


NASA's "swarmies" robots would team up to explore alien worlds

A collection of autonomous robots designed to scuttle around on distant planets looking for resources and materials in much the same way that members of insect colonies do on Earth are currently being tested by NASA engineers.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Entomology, Science, Wi-Fi, Space, NASA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit News

Ford prepares Dearborn Truck Plant for new aluminum-bodied F-150

New equipment waits on truck beds to be loaded into the Dearborn Truck Plant. Retooling is expected to be completed by Sept.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Ford, Truck, Automakers, Ford Motor, Science / Technology, Robots


On The Cruise Ship Of The Future, Robots Make Your Drinks And Every Room Has A Virtual Balcony

Sick of struggling to catch the bartender's attention when trying to order a drink? On the cruise ship of the future, you may not have to worry about that.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots


Are Killer Robots on the Rise?

A recent New York Times article warned of the future dangers robots could pose to the humans who work alongside them.


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Laughing Squid

A Robotic Printer With Wheels That Can Travel To People Delivering Their Printed Documents

Fuji Xerox has been testing out a new Robot Printer in Tokyo that has built-in wheels, allowing it to travel around as it prints documents.


Related Topix: Printers, Science / Technology, Robots