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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Entomology, Science

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, RFID News

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, UC Berkeley

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Prostate Cancer, Health

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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Engadget

Happy accident: Sphero makes the move from toy to teaching

Orbotix, now simply known as Sphero , had the world in awe when it introduced its smartphone-controlled, ball-shaped toy back in 2010.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Science / Technology, Programming Languages, Gadgets

Daily Mail

Will your next boss be a robot? Researchers say we take orders...

'We've had enough of the senseless killings': Tears of Michael Brown's mother as family call for peace in front of thousands of mourners including Jesse Jackson and Spike Lee at teen's funeral Was James Foley murdered by ISIS a YEAR ago? Syrian official makes extraordinary claim that footage is old as video expert says beheading may have been ... (more)

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ComputerWorld

Humans want autonomous robots that take control

If a company wants humans and robots to work more seamlessly together, they need to give the robots more freedom to work on their own.

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The Mississippi Press

Researchers enlisting help of robots in hopes of better forecasting strength of hurricanes

Researchers are hoping the use of unmanned robots in the Gulf of Mexico will provide them with the data needed to better forecast the strength of hurricanes and tropical storms as they approach the Gulf Coast.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Boing Boing

Pesco on the softer side of robots

Over at Businessweek, I wrote a feature about soft robots , from inflatable robot arms to an exoskeleton worn like a jacket.

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Trinidad Guardian

Compassionate robots

Robots have moved from the realms of science fiction and may well cause some social friction as they migrate from the factory environment into society.

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India.com

a Robo Braina to teach robots how to mimic humans

Washington, Aug 25 : Two Indian-origin researchers have created " Robo Brain " - a large-scale computational system that learns from publicly available internet resources - to teach robots how humans naturally behave.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Cornell University

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Wall Street Journal

China: Outmanned in Robotics

CHONGQING, China-Every few seconds at a factory here, a metal arm presses a laptop screen into the plastic shell of a computer.

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CNET News.com

Robotic printer paints portrait of artist in his own blood

Brooklyn-based Ted Lawson has created Ghost in the Machine , a robotic printer that uses human blood as ink.

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