3 hrs ago | Newswise
Future teams of subterranean search and rescue robots may owe their success to the lowly fire ant, a much-despised insect whose painful bites and extensive networks of underground tunnels are all-too-familiar to people living in the southern United States.
7 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.
A humanoid robot can receive an object handed to it by a person with something approaching natural, human-like motion thanks to a new method developed by scientists at Disney Research, Pittsburgh in a project partially funded by the International Center for Advanced Communication Technologies at Carnegie Mellon University and Karlsruhe Institute of ... (more)
11 hrs ago | Examiner.com
He has made and lost tech fortunes in less time than it takes most people to complete a college degree.
16 hrs ago | The Republic
The influential French electronic duo crafted its first film score, for "Tron: Legacy," three years ago and are now releasing a well-financed, smartly hyped pop album featuring what they call an ensemble cast of contemporary singers and veteran musicians.
18 hrs ago | TechEBlog
We have seen the future of robots, and they'll probably run faster than you. Whether it be pneumatic muscles, a biometric design, or even one that can hit 28.3mph, a tad faster than Usain Bolt's top speed during his record-setting 100m dash, these robots are definitely conversation pieces.
21 hrs ago | The China Post
Mannequins in riot gear, armored cars and drones line a police equipment and "anti-terrorism technology" trade fair in Beijing as vendors seek to profit from China's huge internal security budget.
Seventh-graders at St. Croix Catholic School in Stillwater listen to MnDOT's Jon Chiglo talk about building the new St.
At Wednesday night's School Committee meeting, the Tewksbury Memorial High School Robotics Club was recognized by the board, and gave a brief demonstration of their frisbee-throwing robot.
In the opening scene of the movie " Robot & Frank ," which takes place in the near future, Frank, an elderly man who lives alone, is arguing with his son about going to a medical center for Alzheimer's treatment when the son interrupts him.
Brazil has added 30 US military robots to the Israeli drones and 'Robocop-style' glasses with face recognition cameras to its arsenal after the country allocated $900 million to make 2014 World Cup "one of the most protected sports events in history." The 30 PackBot 510 units, which usually cost between $100,000 and $200,000 apiece, will arrive in ... (more)
IT MIMICS the leaping glides of flying fish and needs no external power. The Jump Glider could be the first in a new generation of robots, harnessing aerodynamic lift to travel further than it would if it simply hopped, and without using additional energy.
Russia Developing `Terrorist-Killer Robots' MOSCOW, May 17 - Russian experts are developing robots designed to minimize casualties in terrorist attacks and neutralize terrorists, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Friday.
Jim Rothrock of Wunderkammer Laboratory has built an autonomous robot for a NASA competition to develop technology that can retrieve rock samples on Mars, which would then be returned to Earth.
In a busy factory, machinists move sheets of aluminum roll in the back door to be molded, stamped, twisted and notched into high-tech electric cars that sell for more than $60,000 each.
Flying cars, meals in pill form, robot overlords - many attempts to predict the future turn out predictably wrong.
This flying robot seems pretty creepy. Not only can it fly around, it can attach itself to walls like some sort of flying lizard.
Via FreeIO.org comes news of a new open hardware robot: the official Arduino Robot .