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2 hrs ago | Russia Taday

a Seek and destroy: New 'nanobots' may become revolutionary in treating cancer

Miniscule robots are set to start hunting down cancerous cells in the human body and destroy them with their nanoweapons, new research suggests.

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6 hrs ago | Laughing Squid

An Upcoming Documentary About Animatronic Robot Band Captured! by Robots

Captured! by Robots , the animatronic robot band fronted by human Jay Vance , will be the subject of an upcoming documentary by artist Dawn Miceli .

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Punk

9 hrs ago | TrustedReviews

Forget 3D printing, this robot printer could be the future

Whoever said printers are boring clearly hasn't laid their eyes on this, a new robotic printer from the folks at Fuji Xerox.

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Related Topix: Printers, Robots, Science / Technology

13 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

Obama Says He Wants to Help Workers. He Might Just Be Helping Robots Find New Jobs

It's Labor Day weekend, and President Barack Obama chose to celebrate the holiday by flogging one of his favorite issues: the minimum wage.

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16 hrs ago | Independent.ie

First robot astronaut 'lonely' in space

Being an astronaut can be an overwhelming experience, so Japanese researchers created a robot to see if an artificial friend could help lonely spacemen bear the solitude of the cosmos.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Patch.com

Two Women Arrested for Meth Lab in Church Kitchen

Two Women Arrested for Meth Lab in Church Kitchen: Two Illinois women have been arrested for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine inside the kitchen of a rural church.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Robots, Science / Technology, Harley Davidson, Automakers

The Globe and Mail

I, for one, welcome our robot overlords

A robotic work force may strike fear in some, but there's a lot to be said for automating low-value, time-wasting tasks.

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

Examiner.com

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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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Greater London County, England, University of Southern California, Lothian County, Scotland

CIO

Scientists Create One Robot Brain to Rule Them All

Researchers are creating a single, massive repository of robot knowledge so machines around the world can learn from each other.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Cornell University, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

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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ITworld

Google's Project Wing building drone delivery service

For two years, Google has quietly been developing autonomous flying vehicles that can be used to deliver packages for disaster relief or for commerce purposes, the company revealed Thursday.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

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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TechCrunch

Dyson's New Teaser Explains Why They've Been Spending So Much On Robots

Dyson is teasing a big announcement for September 4, and it released a new video teaser to get people thinking about what might be unveiled.

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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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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga

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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Engadget

Researchers working on nanobots that directly attack tumors to cure cancer

For all the advancements we've made with technology and medicine, a cure for cancer still eludes us.

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Deseret News

15 jobs that are safe from the robot takeover

Some economists are even projecting that 47 percent of "job categories" will become susceptible to automation before the year 2030, according to The Economist .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Ubergizmo

Could Robots Play The Role Of A Shepherd One Day?

Robots do seem to gain a higher level of acceptance in humanity, where they now serve in a restaurant in China, while another research pinpoints that humans are far more likely to obey commands from a robot than a direct human superior when working on a similar project.

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SFGate

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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Switched

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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