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3 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Unbounded Robotics launches robot platform for education, research

Unbounded Robotics launched its UBR-1 robot, a US$50,000, one-armed mobile platform designed for research and education.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, LinkedIn, iPhone App, iPhone

4 hrs ago | ABC News

NASA's Moon-Orbiting Robot Crashes Down

NASA's small moon-orbiting spacecraft LADEE is no more. Flight controllers confirmed early Friday that LADEE crashed into the back side of the moon.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

8 hrs ago | Mashable

Micro Magnet Robots Can Build Mini Super Structures

Magnets and their properties have long fascinated everyone from children to scientists, but it's unlikely you've ever seen them harnessed quite like this.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Courier-News

Duckworth takes controls on local robots at Elgin tech center

That, at least, was the correlation that U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth had as she maneuvered one of the student team's two robots through an obstacle course, picking up blocks and depositing them in a bin.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Elgin, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, Representative Randy Hultgren, Republican

West Australian

Honda's new ASIMO robot, more human-like than ever

It walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with a stranger.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology

Science Daily

Chess robots to cause Judgment Day?

Next time you play a computer at chess, think about the implications if you beat it.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Computers

ECNmag

Simplicity is key to co-operative robots

The team, working in the Sheffield Centre for Robotics , in the University's Faculty of Engineering, has programmed extremely simple robots that are able to form a dense cluster without the need for complex computation, in a similar way to how a swarm of bees or a flock of birds is able to carry out tasks collectively.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Apiculture, Science, Environment

Brand Republic

Robots aren't teaming up with art directors - they're too busy writing the news

On 17 March at 7.53am, the Los Angeles Times ran a story on its website about an earthquake striking near the city: "A shallow magnitude 2.7 earthquake aftershock was reported Monday morning four miles from Westwood, according to the US Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Opinion

Ghanamma.com

Cyborg glasses express fake emotions

Rather than focus on what the owner sees, Prof Hirotaka Osawa's kit shows computer-generated eye animations in place of the wearer's real ones.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computers, PC, Cameras

Wed Apr 16, 2014

USA Today

Survey finds Americans largely optimistic about science

Americans like what science can do, but many in a new poll say it would be bad for parents to alter the DNA of their children to produce smarter, more athletic offspring.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Inside The Lab Where They Build Robots That Are Smaller Than Pennies

Sarah Bergbreiter is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Maryland, and she and her team build tiny robots.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Sunherald.com

Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

In a Monday, April 14, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Navy, operators aboard the Australian defense vessel Ocean Shield move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle into position for deployment to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US News, US Military, Science / Technology, Australia, Oceania, World News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Asia Travel, Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

WTOP-FM Washington

Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the floor of the Indian Ocean for wreckage of the missing Malaysian airliner after two previous missions were cut short by technical problems and deep water, authorities said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Australia, Oceania, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Asia Travel, Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

Norwalk Citizen News

Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

In a Monday, April 14, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Navy, operators aboard the Australian defense vessel Ocean Shield move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle into position for deployment to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US News, US Military, Science / Technology, World News, China, Australia, Ilyushin Il-76, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Ilyushin Aircraft

CBC News

Lego and robots at Yukon's first Robotics Challenge

"The goals of the task were to promote teamwork, cooperation, friendly competition," says Laura Markle, executive director of the Association of Professional Engineers of Yukon.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Canada

Denver Post

Boulder sends robots into city's sewer lines to check for flood damage

But these robots aren't the villains in a new sci-fi movie. In fact, they're doing important work in Boulder as the city continues to assess the damage from the massive September flooding ahead of this spring's runoff.

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Wireless Design & Development

Photos of the Day: DARPA Looks to Build Satellites with Robots

Phoenix seeks to enable robotics servicing and asset life extension in geosynchronous Earth orbit , while developing new satellite architectures to reduce the cost of space-based systems.

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Aurora Era-Banner

Robot mice programmed to have sex

Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology , Japan, have created mice-shaped robots that have sex with each other.

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Telegram

Standing on the shoulders of giant robots

Titanfall "Titanfall" has some mighty, almost unfair expectations to live up to.

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Related Topix: Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment, Video Games, Activision, Call of Duty , They, Halo, 343 Industries, _No Company, Microsoft Game Studios, Science / Technology, West

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Albany Times Union

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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