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Cyborg glasses express fake emotions

Rather than focus on what the owner sees, Prof Hirotaka Osawa's kit shows computer-generated eye animations in place of the wearer's real ones.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computers, PC, Cameras

Wed Apr 16, 2014

USA Today

Survey finds Americans largely optimistic about science

Americans like what science can do, but many in a new poll say it would be bad for parents to alter the DNA of their children to produce smarter, more athletic offspring.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Inside The Lab Where They Build Robots That Are Smaller Than Pennies

Sarah Bergbreiter is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Maryland, and she and her team build tiny robots.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Sunherald.com

Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

In a Monday, April 14, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Navy, operators aboard the Australian defense vessel Ocean Shield move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle into position for deployment to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US News, US Military, Science / Technology, Australia, Oceania, World News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Asia Travel, Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

WTOP-FM Washington

Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the floor of the Indian Ocean for wreckage of the missing Malaysian airliner after two previous missions were cut short by technical problems and deep water, authorities said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Australia, Oceania, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Asia Travel, Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

Norwalk Citizen News

Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

In a Monday, April 14, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Navy, operators aboard the Australian defense vessel Ocean Shield move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle into position for deployment to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US News, US Military, Science / Technology, World News, China, Australia, Ilyushin Il-76, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Ilyushin Aircraft

CBC News

Lego and robots at Yukon's first Robotics Challenge

"The goals of the task were to promote teamwork, cooperation, friendly competition," says Laura Markle, executive director of the Association of Professional Engineers of Yukon.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Canada

Denver Post

Boulder sends robots into city's sewer lines to check for flood damage

But these robots aren't the villains in a new sci-fi movie. In fact, they're doing important work in Boulder as the city continues to assess the damage from the massive September flooding ahead of this spring's runoff.

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Wireless Design & Development

Photos of the Day: DARPA Looks to Build Satellites with Robots

Phoenix seeks to enable robotics servicing and asset life extension in geosynchronous Earth orbit , while developing new satellite architectures to reduce the cost of space-based systems.

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Aurora Era-Banner

Robot mice programmed to have sex

Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology , Japan, have created mice-shaped robots that have sex with each other.

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Telegram

Standing on the shoulders of giant robots

Titanfall "Titanfall" has some mighty, almost unfair expectations to live up to.

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Related Topix: Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment, Video Games, Activision, Call of Duty , They, Halo, 343 Industries, _No Company, Microsoft Game Studios, Science / Technology, West

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Albany Times Union

With This Robotics Program Thriving In Public Schools, It's 'Cool To Make Mistakes Again'

Joe Dixon is Chief Learning Officer of Teq, a professional development company for teachers that aims to "champion the continued evolution of the modern classroom."

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Robot sub returns to water after 1st try cut short

Two convicted sex offenders dutifully checked in with police every month and wore their GPS trackers around the clock - the rules of parole that are designed to tip off authorities if a freed felon backslides.

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San Jose Mercury News

Giant Robot magazine feted in new Oakland exhibit

OAKLAND MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA Eric Nakamura, founder and publisher of Giant Robot, assembles some of the cartoons and other items for a new Oakland Museum of California exhibit on the influential magazine.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, California, Oakland, CA, Home Listing, Home, Scion xB, Wagon, Scion, Entertainment

10News

Scientists find new sponge species off La Jolla

Scientists using a remote-controlled robot submersible have discovered a new species of poisonous sponge in the deep waters off San Diego.

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Related Topix: La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Science / Technology

KEPR CBS 19

Robot sub resumes hunt for jet after 1st try cut short

A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Military, US Navy, US News, World News, Malaysia,

Slashdot

Humans Are Taking Jobs From Robots In Japan

Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Bloomberg reports that humans are taking the place of machines in plants across Japan so workers can develop new skills and figure out ways to improve production lines and the car-building process.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Deep water thwarts robot sub's 1st search for jet

In this map provided on Saturday, April 12, 2014, by the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, details are presented in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, World News, Malaysia,

Observer

WCA's robotics program celebrates one-year milestone

WCA Hospital, the region's leader in healthcare, recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of its robotics program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Urology, Science / Technology

Mon Apr 14, 2014

PSFK

Living Lego Sets Create Easy To Build Robots For Kids [Video]

TinkerBots is a building set with easy-to-add robotics that enable children to create an endless number of toy robots by simply snapping them together.

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