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4 hrs ago | TechCrunch

Dyson's New Teaser Explains Why They've Been Spending So Much On Robots

Dyson is teasing a big announcement for September 4, and it released a new video teaser to get people thinking about what might be unveiled.

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8 hrs ago | 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.

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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | Engadget

Researchers working on nanobots that directly attack tumors to cure cancer

For all the advancements we've made with technology and medicine, a cure for cancer still eludes us.

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20 hrs ago | Deseret News

15 jobs that are safe from the robot takeover

Some economists are even projecting that 47 percent of "job categories" will become susceptible to automation before the year 2030, according to The Economist .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Ubergizmo

Could Robots Play The Role Of A Shepherd One Day?

Robots do seem to gain a higher level of acceptance in humanity, where they now serve in a restaurant in China, while another research pinpoints that humans are far more likely to obey commands from a robot than a direct human superior when working on a similar project.

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SFGate

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.

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Switched

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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India.com

NASA developing robot troops to explore alien worlds

Washington, Aug 27: The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration is developing a new troop of robots that could one day race across distant planets as a sort of space exploration vanguard.

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BioSpace

BioPharm Executive: Attack Of The Job-Stealing Robots

August 27, 2014 By Karl Thiel for BioSpace.com These have been good times for the biotech industry.

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Bromsgrove Advertiser

Secret of herding sheep discovered

One causes a sheepdog to close any gaps it sees between dispersing sheep. The other results in sheep being driven forward once the gaps are sufficiently closed.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

Surveillance robots an eye in the sky to detect weeds and pests

Researchers say surveillance robots that can detect weeds and pest insects could be crucial to the development of agriculture in northern Australia.

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Digitization 101

Monkeys, robots and copyright

Yesterday I recorded the first lecture in my copyright class . During the lecture, I mentioned that an animal - in this case, a monkey - cannot hold copyright .

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CNET News.com

Robots, virtual balconies set sail on tech-filled cruise ship

Royal Caribbean says it's hitting the high seas with "the world's first smart ship" this November.

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SFGate

Robotics Researchers Are Turning The Internet Into A Giant Robot Brain

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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The Indian Express

Six reasons why you should sack your maid, and embrace robots

We are slowly, but surely, coming to a situation where robots can replace humans.

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Medical News Today

U.S. has seen widespread adoption of robot-assisted cancer surgery to remove the prostate

A new study reveals that the U.S. has experienced widespread adoption of robot-assisted prostate removal surgery to treat prostate cancer in recent years.

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SlashGear.com

RoboBrain: a cloud-based hivemind for robots

Robots , each an individual entity, could one day all operate under the same cloud -based hivemind.

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Government Executive

People Like Being Bossed Around By Robots, Study Finds

If science fiction has taught us anything, it's that once humans start taking commands from robot overseers, we're in trouble.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Film School Rejects

This Short Film Shows a Terrifying Future Where Robots Replace Humans. It's a Documentary.

Why Watch? If you're feeling anxious about what the future holds, this short film from CGP Grey isn't going to help.

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