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Humanoid robots proven to help autistic children learn

Robotics PhD student Luke Wood works on KASPAR, a robot built at the University of Hertfordshire to help autistic children, in the Robotville exhibition at the Science Museum on November 29, 2011, in London, England.


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5 hrs ago | Mashable

5 Robots Booking It to a Classroom Near You

The technological creations are taking on serious roles in the classroom. With the accelerating rate of robotic technology, school administrators all over the world are plotting how to implement them in education, from elementary through high school.


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9 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

McDo ... n't Touch That

A plastic cylinder lays at Ronald McDonald's feet. A large metal claw inches tentatively toward the suspicious object before its two metal fingers gently clamp down and pick it up.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Al Jazeera

Google drones: tech giant plans robot fleet

Google is building a fleet of drone aircraft that can bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly in the United States.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Robots

Rise of the machines: How robots are taking over all aspects of our lives

Many of our livelihoods are under threat as boffins develop 'droids capable of standing in for us - here are some of the most fascinating One man and his dog? Old hat.


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PC World

Can 'Gundam' fans build a six-story walking robot?

It's half the size of the Statue of Liberty, has flashing eyes and steam rising from its body as it towers over puny humans by Tokyo Bay.


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New Scientist

Robot frogs' sexy signals lure hungry bats to attack

Male tAongara frogs need to watch their back while wooing the ladies. Their sexy moves, which involve calling out while inflating their vocal sac By using plastic robo-frogs equipped with artificial air sacs, Wouter Halfwerk from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama and his colleagues have figured out which cues are detected by ... (more)


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Is Dyson Project N223 a robot vacuum cleaner?

Vacuum cleaner manufacturer Dyson could be working on a Roomba rival, if a new teaser video is anything to go by, as the British firm prepares for a new product launch next month.


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NASA's "swarmies" robots would team up to explore alien worlds

A collection of autonomous robots designed to scuttle around on distant planets looking for resources and materials in much the same way that members of insect colonies do on Earth are currently being tested by NASA engineers.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Entomology, Science, Wi-Fi, Space, NASA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit News

Ford prepares Dearborn Truck Plant for new aluminum-bodied F-150

New equipment waits on truck beds to be loaded into the Dearborn Truck Plant. Retooling is expected to be completed by Sept.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Ford, Truck, Automakers, Ford Motor, Science / Technology, Robots


On The Cruise Ship Of The Future, Robots Make Your Drinks And Every Room Has A Virtual Balcony

Sick of struggling to catch the bartender's attention when trying to order a drink? On the cruise ship of the future, you may not have to worry about that.


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Are Killer Robots on the Rise?

A recent New York Times article warned of the future dangers robots could pose to the humans who work alongside them.


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Laughing Squid

A Robotic Printer With Wheels That Can Travel To People Delivering Their Printed Documents

Fuji Xerox has been testing out a new Robot Printer in Tokyo that has built-in wheels, allowing it to travel around as it prints documents.


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Tomorrow Daily 042: Robot uses human blood to make art, all hail BabyX, and more

On today's show, Ashley and Khail discuss a man giving his own blood as a medium for a robot-printed selfie, a translucent sphere that shows interactive 3D imagery, and the creepiest artificial intelligence experiment you've ever seen .


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The Winnipeg Free Press

Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD splendor, but wires aren't erased to stay true to original

At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition.



BioPharm Executive: Attack Of The Job-Stealing Robots

August 27, 2014 By Karl Thiel for These have been good times for the biotech industry.


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Northern Life

Teenage wiz-kids build algae-cleaning robot

Alex Bertrand, chief financial officer of Northern Ontario Robotic Solutions and Equipment , puts the company's new robot ODIN into position for a live demonstration.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

Surveillance robots an eye in the sky to detect weeds and pests

Researchers say surveillance robots that can detect weeds and pest insects could be crucial to the development of agriculture in northern Australia.


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VALERI Project is making robots to make airplanes

In the automotive industry, life is pretty easy for the car-assembling robots ... they just sit in the same place performing the same task, day after day.


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Maker Faire in Grand Rapids: See robotics, 3D printers, nuclear fusion reaction in a jar

What : Mini Maker Faire Where : 272 Pearl St. NW When : Aug. 30-31 Hours : 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday Tickets : $8 adults, $7 seniors and $3 children; Two-day passes are $14 adults, 12 seniors, $5 children.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Nuclear Energy, Inventions, Science / Technology, Robots, Entertainment