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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology

13 hrs ago | CBC News

Montreal hospital buys robot to help children walk again

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Canada

17 hrs ago | National Review Online

Sherk: Welcome the Robots

Eighty years ago, John Maynard Keynes warned that society faced "a new disease" of "technological unemployment" in which the "means of economizing the use of labor [were] outrunning the pace at which we can find new uses for labor."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WISN-TV

Hitchhiking robot makes its way across Canada

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

ABC News

Could weed-zapping Daleks be the new farmer's friend, with robots roaming crops?

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.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Science / Technology

Business Journal

Laser cameras, robots and deli meat measures: 5 UW startups to watch this year

From left, Governor Jay Inslee talks with University of Washington Provost Ana Mari Cauce and Univsersity of Washington President Michael Young at the 2014 UW Start-up celebration.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, US Governors, Jay Inslee, University of Washington, Inventions, Index, WA

Laughing Squid

Conan O'Brien Shows Off the Office Robots That Help Make the Show on 'Conan'

Help support Laughing Squid by hosting your website or WordPress blog on our Laughing Squid Web Hosting cloud hosting service.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Blog News

InformationWeek

Rise Of The Robots: Up From The Factory Floor

Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor-at-large Thomas Claburn for a live discussion of the increasing interest in robots and automation.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Defense Tech

Israel Deploys Robots to Clear Hamas Tunnels

Israel's Iron Dome missile-defense system isn't the only high-tech hardware the country's military is deploying in its latest fight against the Islamist militant group Hamas in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Science / Technology, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

The Town Talk

Commentary: Will robots get all the good jobs?

By the end of the 21st century, will human beings be supreme beings of leisure? Or will we be irrelevant? That's the discussion people are having more and more lately.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Games, Chess

Mashable

Can a Cute Robot Hitchhike Across Canada?

Hitchhiking can be a dangerous way to travel, but one robot is using it to go cross country.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Canada,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Outlook

NASA's Opportunity Rover Breaks Distance Record

The US space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA has said.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Pasadena, CA

Post-gazette.com

Local student a finalist in Google Science Fair for his flying robot, inspired by fruit flies

His unusual interpretation of household pests has served him well. The incoming freshman at Fox Chapel Area High School built a flying robot inspired by the fruit fly's capacity to escape moving objects, which was selected last month by judges of the international Google Science Fair as one of 30 finalists in the Americas.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Life, Fruits, Food, Fox Chapel, PA, Computers, Entomology, Science

BleacherReport

Computer-Controlled Robots at RoboCup Play with Goal of 1 Day Beating Humans

Technology may be so good one day that robots can beat humans at soccer. Whether you want to believe it or not, that's the goal of robotic researchers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Customer Interaction Solutions

Go Behind the Scenes with SIGGRAPH 2014 Dailies

SIGGRAPH 2014 will showcase more than 40 contributor Dailies with presenters ranging from students to industry giants on Wednesday, 13 August at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

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Related Topix: Texas A&M University

NME

Damon Albarn performs for robots in Japan

Damon Albarn performed for a crowd that included robots at a show last week in Japan.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Damon Albarn, Pop/Rock, Blur

Wired

When Robots Come for Our Jobs, Will We Be Ready to Outsmart Them?

Visitors look at robot arms of Panasonic on display during the China International Robot Show 2013 in Shanghai, China, 2013.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, World News, China, University of Virginia

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