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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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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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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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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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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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.


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


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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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.


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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

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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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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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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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


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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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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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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NASA developing robot troops to explore alien worlds

Washington, Aug 27: The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration is developing a new troop of robots that could one day race across distant planets as a sort of space exploration vanguard.


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BioPharm Executive: Attack Of The Job-Stealing Robots

August 27, 2014 By Karl Thiel for These have been good times for the biotech industry.


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Bromsgrove Advertiser

Secret of herding sheep discovered

One causes a sheepdog to close any gaps it sees between dispersing sheep. The other results in sheep being driven forward once the gaps are sufficiently closed.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

Surveillance robots an eye in the sky to detect weeds and pests

Researchers say surveillance robots that can detect weeds and pest insects could be crucial to the development of agriculture in northern Australia.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Entomology, Science


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