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The rise of China, and the collapse of bubbles in the U.S. economy, are more likely to be the causes of ills in the US.
Nanotech promises more commonplace access to advanced technology as material and fabrication costs fall and traditional barriers to innovation are removed.
Harvard University researcher Robert Wood , professor of engineering and applied sciences, has a $9 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop just such a device.
Savioke CEO Steve Cousins discusses how robotic labor is checking into hotels. He speaks on Bloomberg's "Taking Stock."
The first official trailer for Automata , a sci-fi flick starring Antonio Banderas, is out, and it'll tickle the fancy of Isaac Asimov and Philip K. Dick fans alike.
Antonio Banderas' new movie, Automata , opens in October, but a teaser trailer was released this week.
The world's population is increasing by leaps and bounds, and it's estimated that by the year 2050, farms will need to produce around 1,200,000,000 tonnes of food in order to keep everyone fed.
The merry TechCrunch band took a trip to Cupertino this week to kick it with a small robot called Botlr made by robotics startup Savioke .
New algorithm lets drones monitor their own health during long package-delivery missions.
Using WiFi signals a pair of robots can detect unseen features behind thick solid walls and can differentiate between materials, giving the ability to detect the presence of humans.
Two robots designed to deliver lethal doses of ultraviolet light that modify the DNA structure of superbugs so they can no longer reproduce and harm patients are to be deployed in Liberian hospitals caring for patients with Ebola virus disease.
IGP Suleiman Abba NPM, mni, today, August 20, 2014 at Force Headquarters, Abuja, received the US Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, James F. Entwistle.
MAX unmanned helicopter delivers an SMSS unmanned ground vehicle during a fully autonomous mission demonstration at Fort Benning, Ga.
It has been about five years since the publication of my 2009 book The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future , which argued that we were on the brink of a revolution in robotics and artificial intelligence that would put millions of jobs at risk -- and quite possibly threaten our overall economic ... (more)
In 1942, Isaac Asimov published a short story called Runaround that both coined the term "robotics "and introduced the idea of robots killing humans.
In the blockbuster sleeper hit "Edge of Tomorrow," soldiers wear full-body robotic armor to defend their world against alien invaders.
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