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1 hr ago | WUWM

Using Drone Aircrafts and Aquatic Robots To Gather Under Water Data

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.

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2 hrs ago | Journal of Commerce

Aerial robots take flight as construction inspectors

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.

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2 hrs ago | Government Executive

Robots Will Help ID Malaysia Airlines Victims

People walking amongst burning debris at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Non-Profit, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

6 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Rise of the machines: Why the robot car is inevitable

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Leicestershire County, England, Warwickshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

10 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Robot Continues Working Despite Of Broken Leg

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".

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14 hrs ago | Digit Magazine

How to shoot a robot rom-com in three days

Some Like It Bot is a short film that depicts the clumsy first date of a human and his cyborg crush.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Information Technology

SIGGRAPH 2014 Releases Emerging Technologies Preview

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.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Robots, Cameras

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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

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