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2 hrs ago | Mashable

Humans Mimic Facial Expressions From Certain Robots

Without thinking, humans tend to mimic the facial expressions of others. When other individuals smile, people smile and feel warmth.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, UC San Diego

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Robots help people with dementia or autism, say La Trobe University researchers

Edith Waters is 91 years old and lives alone. When she met Bobby, the two danced, sang songs together and Edith found companionship in his presence.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Gawker

Tinder Is Full of Robot Prostitutes

I moved back to New York from Cairo in January of 2014, and among the biggest culture shocks was American Tinder.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, New York

ABC News

Drones and robots 'helping farmers secure their future'

Tasmanian farmers are future-proofing their industry by embracing drones, robots and other high-tech devices to help boost production.

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

InformationWeek

Re: 10 More Robots That Could Change Healthcare

What an interesting topic! It's funny how Healthcare is probably one of the greatest/most important ways that technology affects our day-to-day lives, and yet the one we're most likely to not know something about.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Brain Cancer, Health, Medicine, Cancer

Click Orlando

Robot furniture that builds itself

Imagine that the chair you're sitting on became a sofa on demand as the day moved from light to dark.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

University at Buffalo

Robots, 3-D printing, and how origami can make cars safer

BUFFALO, N.Y. Will every household soon have a 3-D printer? How does origami lead to safer airbags and other innovations? Will robots do more than vacuum your home? Technological advancements plus investment is pushing robots from niche industries into everyday life.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Life, Hobbies, Origami, Buffalo, NY, Printers

InformationWeek

Re: Creepy but cool

The closest to that I've seen is a camera swallowed to view the lower GI tract. I think something the size of a grain of rice moving through the body to remove tumors is a big leap from a robotic arm that can cauterize.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

New Scientist

Baxter the robot brings his gentle touch to novel jobs

A robot designed to work alongside humans in factories is finding a range of unusual alternative applications from treating patients to farming in space A PAIR of chunky robot arms connected to a computer brain rides a motorised wheelchair over to a jar of peanut butter.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, NASA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Boing Boing

When all the jobs belong to robots, do we still need jobs?

Zeynep Tufekci's scathing response to the establishment consensus that tech will create new jobs to replace the ones we've automated away makes a lot of good points.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Science Daily

Electronic nose could aid in rescue missions

Researchers have developed a device that allows multiple robotic platforms to follow the path of certain odors.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Albany Times Union

Watching This Robot Trying To Open A Door Will Blow Your Mind

HERB is a robot butler featured on the awesome new show Going Deep With David Rees .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Business Journal

McNerney: More robots will build more Boeing aircraft in future

Boeing and Kuka, a German robot builder, have been developing a new approach to robot use in an Anacortes facility.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Science / Technology, Anacortes, WA

Wall Street Journal

RoboCup 2014: A World Cup for Robots Kicks Off

Members of the Rhoban project's team check functions of a humanoid robot at the LaBRI workshop in Talence, France.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

AskMen

Will Our Future Be Filled With Twerking Robots?

Well, Weird Al did it. He crushed Jason Mraz and landed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard album charts.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Entertainment

The Carroll News

Watch out for the robots11:36 am | 0

Hey, aren't robots great? Just watch any science fiction movie or TV show, or, better yet, read a book, and you will find robots can do just about anything.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science Fiction TV, Lost in Space, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Opinion

IcNorthWales

Glyndwr University to unveil 2015 robotics postgraduate

The girl's mother admitted to neglecting her daughter when she left her home alone while she visited clients and ran errands Two years ago the full-back was riding the crest of a wave on the club's pre-season tour of America under new boss Brendan Rodgers Baxter Research Robot who Glyndwr University's computing department hope will be ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

Click2Houston

Get ready to robot RUMBLE

AND HOPEFULLY CAN GET A CAUSE ON THAT HOUSE FIRE AND EXPLOSION. MEANWHILE, KIDS THESE DAYS ARE JUST A LOT MORE TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED THAN WE WERE AT THAT AGE.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Family, Kids

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ComputerWorld

Seafaring robot shrugs off monster Typhoon Rammasun

It was a storm that would terrify the bravest of mariners, but a California robot swam through it without blinking.

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

Washington Times

Fed's polygraph experts expect future security clearance interviews to be conducted by robots

American citizens vying for national security clearances in the future can expect a barrage of questions, but not from humans.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

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