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56 min ago | CNN

Hitchhiking robot is halfway across Canada

As far as hitchhikers go, this one looks harmless enough. He or she -- it's hard to tell -- is short and friendly, if a little fashion-challenged.

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4 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

Cardinal welcomes robots in classroom

The mobile robot known as "Double" is an iPad mounted on a machine similar to a Segway, which can be controlled remotely and make its operator feel as if they are in the room.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, Chrome, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Education Etc., The Big Bang Theory, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

5 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Train robots hands-on to dump trash with this new OS

Don't program robots -- train them. That's the stated goal of Brain Corporation, whose operating system is designed to allow robots to learn how to dump trash or open doors via hands-on training, not programming.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, CPU

9 hrs ago | MLive.com

Grand Rapids middle schools students test math, science skills with underwater robots

A group of Grand Rapids Public Schools students proudly watched their math and science skills come to life as their underwater robots sauntered at the bottom of a community pool earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Education Etc., Life, Food, Nutrition

13 hrs ago | The Independent

Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart reveals she has flying robot ... to take photos of her farm

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Robots, Science / Technology, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Bedford, NY

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Engadget

Poochi the robot dog can talk with your 3DS

You can count on Japan to perpetually push the idea of robot pets -- and some of us are okay with that .

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Ag Professional

Technologist believes in ag robotics take over

The agricultural industry and specifically farming will be widely using integrated robotics in the not too distant future, according to Satwant Kaur, Ph.D., the self-proclaimed "First Lady of Emerging Technologies."

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

TreeHugger

Beetle shell inspired pavilion is woven by robots

From ensuring that cities function as ecosystems to zero-carbon skyscrapers of the future, the evolving disciplines of architecture, design and urban planning would do well to biomimic the processes of nature.

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The Campbell Reporter

San Jose: Robots are fair game at Santa Clara County Fair

The fair's director of marketing, Steve Stagnaro, tries to add a new attraction to the fair each year.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Science / Technology, Marketing

WUWM

Using Drone Aircrafts and Aquatic Robots To Gather Under Water Data

One of the great challenges for researchers studying the health of freshwater lakes and rivers is seeing under the waves and around the mud and sand that are part of the environment.

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Journal of Commerce

Aerial robots take flight as construction inspectors

The small craft, barely a metre across, works its way up to the 11th floor, examining the faA ade for such damage as chipped or crumbling concrete, defective joints and the like.

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Government Executive

Robots Will Help ID Malaysia Airlines Victims

People walking amongst burning debris at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Non-Profit, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

Globe and Mail

Rise of the machines: Why the robot car is inevitable

The interior of a driverless car during testing at the headquarters of motor industry research organization MIRA at Nuneaton in the West Midlands, England, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Leicestershire County, England, Warwickshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Ubergizmo

Robot Continues Working Despite Of Broken Leg

Can robots actually know how feelings are like? I suppose if one could boil down feelings to a series of 1s and 0s, then it would be a phenomenal breakthrough, but until then, abstract ideas such as courage and perseverance would be difficult for a robot to "know".

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Digit Magazine

How to shoot a robot rom-com in three days

Some Like It Bot is a short film that depicts the clumsy first date of a human and his cyborg crush.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Information Technology

SIGGRAPH 2014 Releases Emerging Technologies Preview

SIGGRAPH 2014, 10-14 August, has released its list of 2014 Emerging Technologies highlights to be featured at this year's conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Robots, Cameras

BBC News

Broken robots 'learn to keep going'

Engineers have taken a step towards having machines that can operate when damaged by developing a robot that can teach itself to walk, even with a broken leg.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, World News, Japan, University of Wyoming

CNN

The undersea drones revealing the ocean's secrets

The Wave Glider SV3 from Liquid Robotics. The craft's hybrid propulsion system utilizes solar panels above and wave power below.

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Related Topix: Liquid Robotics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, US Military, US Navy, Robots, Science / Technology, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Jerusalem Post

Israeli troops, using sniffer dogs and robots, hunt for Gaza tunnels

Israeli Colonel Tomer was literally tipped off to the tunnel snaking under a Palestinian village when the tank-churned earth gave way under the weight of one of his behemoth bulldozers.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Science / Technology

Express India

Tiny robots can be used to deliver medicine inside human body

Scientists have created robots that are only nanometres in length, small enough to manoeuvre inside the human body and possibly inside cells.

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