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A human-sized robot named CHIMP has been created by Carnegie Mellon's University's National Robotics Engineering Center in Lawrenceville, and it's getting ready for a big challenge.
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Most flying robot models currently base their design on insect-like wing motions, like those of bees, hummingbirds and moths.
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Can robots make the world of education better? Can universes benefit from robots? Can autistic children improve through a robot companion? Can children start enjoying maths when taught by a robot pal? Bruno Maisonnier thinks that world is here now.
13 hrs ago | New Scientist
Phoenix will be reborn - this time as a reality TV star. Mars One, a Dutch organisation based around the wacky idea of putting a human colony on the Red Planet and turning it into a TV show , says it will launch a copy of NASA's Phoenix Mars lander in 2018.
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In this Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 file photo, protesters rally for better wages at a Wendy's in Detroit.
21 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News
Need a hand lifting something? A robotic device invented by University of Pennsylvania engineering students can help its wearer carry an additional 40 pounds.
Youngsters have enjoyed a day of robots, giant bubbles, microscopes, 'minibeasts', musical instruments, animal skulls, skeletons and skins as part the Children's University Graduation Day The kids from across Cornwall took part in hands-on activities thanks to the organisations taking part, including Geevor Tin Mine, Newquay Zoo, Music Cornwall, ... (more)
Having established that the ancient environment at the robot's landing site was once habitable for certain types of microbes , the scientists now want to focus on specific questions relating to life.
It has not been the best year for Intuitive Surgical , the maker of the most popular robot in the world for general surgery, the da Vinci.
They've experienced groundbreakings, construction and some moving around, but there are a lot of changes in the classroom as well.
Deutsche Post's drone flew a box of medicine from a pharmacy in the city of Bonn to the company's headquarters on the other side of the Rhine river Germany's express delivery company, Deutsche Post , is testing a drone that could be used to deliver urgently needed goods such as medicine to remote locations in the future.
Heartland Robotics Chairman and CTO Rodney Brooks asks: What will it take for robots to be added to the tool-chest of the makers of American manufacturing, so that they can increase productivity, provide better jobs for American workers, and compete... With "Robopocalypse" on the horizon, "Robotropolis" is likely to get a lot more publicity.
The Factory-in-a-Day project aims to integrate robots into small and medium enterprise factories to optimize workplace production Industrial robots have proven useful in reducing production costs in large factories, with major enterprises enlisting their services to execute repetitive tasks.
"The technology has practical applications that we're only beginning to explore," said Thenkurussi "Kesh" Kesavadas, PhD, UB professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and director of UB's Virtual Reality Laboratory .
Las Vegas-based Moon Express just unveiled the design for a small robot spacecraft about the size of a coffee table that it says could move about the moon's surface powered only by solar panels and hydrogen peroxide .
A new tool in the quest to uncover the secrets contained in sunken shipwrecks takes its cues from an animal that inhabits that same territory.
While RoboCop is supposed to take place in a dystopian future, the idea of automated security personnel might not be such a leap, at least for some - William Santana Li and Stacey Dean, notably.