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2 hrs ago | Engadget
You can count on Japan to perpetually push the idea of robot pets -- and some of us are okay with that .
4 hrs ago | Ag Professional
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."
8 hrs ago | TreeHugger
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.
9 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter
The fair's director of marketing, Steve Stagnaro, tries to add a new attraction to the fair each year.
11 hrs ago | WUWM
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.
12 hrs ago | Journal of Commerce
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.
12 hrs ago | Government Executive
People walking amongst burning debris at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine.
16 hrs ago | Globe and Mail
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.
20 hrs ago | Ubergizmo
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".
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.
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.
The Wave Glider SV3 from Liquid Robotics. The craft's hybrid propulsion system utilizes solar panels above and wave power below.
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.
Scientists have created robots that are only nanometres in length, small enough to manoeuvre inside the human body and possibly inside cells.
The rehabilitation centre at Montreal's Sainte-Justine Hospital has acquired a new piece of vital equipment that will help children in recovery learn to walk again.
WHAT IS THE PRICE FOR A PEACE OF MIND IN THE WATER? IT COSTS AROUND $600. A HITCHHIKING ROBOT IS ON A 3800 MILE JOURNEY ACROSS CANADA.
If you grew up watching cartoons like the Jetsons, you could be forgive for being disappointed at how slow society has been in developing robots to make our lives easier.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:53 pm
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