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3 hrs ago | Business Wire

Research and Markets: Robots: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020

Worldwide robotics markets are increasingly diversified, poised to achieve significant growth as every industry segment adopts mobile automated process new companies get more businesses test for substance abuse.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

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7 hrs ago | Voice of America

Family Robots - The Next Big Thing?

Robots that can help us with daily chores like cooking and cleaning are a long way off, but automatons that serve as family companions may be much closer.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

FAHC adds robot to help prepare IV antibiotics

Fletcher Allen Health Care has added a new member to its pharmaceutical staff: a robot.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry


MIPT and RAS scientists made an important step towards creating medical nanorobots

Researchers from the Institute of General Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and MIPT have made an important step towards creating medical nanorobots.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Nanotechnology, Biology


VC investors hot for the cloud, mobile, and robots

Venture capital fundraising has picked up steam in the U.S., with cloud computing, mobile technology, and robotics getting solid backing.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Robots, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

The Fresno Bee

Drones, robots to help Laramie students learn math

The school got a state grant of nearly $69,000 to use robots, software and 3-D printers to teach science, technology, engineering and math, the Laramie Boomerang reported Tuesday .


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Laramie, WY, Mathematics, Science

Mount Vernon eighth-grade students build robots as part of STEM program

Mount Vernon middle school students are participating in a summer program that is putting them on the path to college.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Education Etc.


Are Robots Poised To Steal Our Jobs?

Imagine, for example, how many call center jobs have already been eliminated thanks to artificial intelligence and contact center automation.


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


Is it Obvious Yet that Robots Cost Human Jobs?

Technology Review has an interesting infographic on the Rising Use of Robots , and which sectors show the biggest increase in use.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Hitchhiking robot charms its way across Canada

He has dipped his boots in Lake Superior, crashed a wedding and attended an Aboriginal powwow.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, North America, Canada, World News, Wedding, Weird

WIS-TV Columbia

South Carolina doctor wants to eliminate the spread of Ebola virus with germ-killing robots

Two five-foot germ-fighting robots, created and manufactured here in South Carolina, have been sent to Liberia to help combat the spread of Ebola in hospitals and clinics.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

Pacific Daily News

Will sex robots mean end of humanity?

Last week, Wired reported that the National Security Agency is building a computer that might be able to autonomously launch cyber attacks on U.S. enemies, according to NSA leaker Edward Snowden.


Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, Entomology, Opinion

The News Tribune

Google's pivotal IPO launched a decade of big bets

Page's vision is that Google's products and services will become the control center of people's lives: The company's driverless cars will chauffeur people around safer roads and deliver goods within hours of an online order.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Robots, Science / Technology, Internet


Harvard robots self-organize like hives

Strength in numbers. These bots are self-organizing, moving in coordination like a swarm of bees or a murmuration of starlings.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apiculture, Science

Check out Harvard's thousand-robot flash mob

Researchers have created small robots, named kilobots, that work together in the thousands and tackle complex problems that no single robot could handle by itself.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Sun Aug 17, 2014

DefenceTalk News

Smarter ground robots partnering with Soldiers

"In the Army , we always say, 'never send our Soldier into a fair fight.' Each of you here," from the robotics community, are "helping to make that happen," said Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics & Technology.


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News Observer

Silicon Valley hotel Aloft to test robot bellhop

In a hotel lobby across the street from Apple's corporate campus, a desk clerk places a razor in the bin of a 3-foot-high robot and taps in a room number on a display.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Real robotic transformers

For years, transformers have been a thing of the movies. Most children dream about having a real transformer of their own while they play with their toy ones.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology


'Bionic Man' Says We Could All Want Artificial Limbs In The Future

He started wearing his first prosthesis, or artificial arm, when he was 3 months old.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Science / Technology, Business News


Upgrade set for EOD robots

Robots used by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps in disposal of unexploded ordnance are to be upgraded by their manufacturer, Remotec Inc. The contract for the work was issued by the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division in Maryland.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, US Military, US Army, US Marine Corps, US Navy


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