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31 min ago | InformationWeek

Re: 10 More Robots That Could Change Healthcare

What an interesting topic! It's funny how Healthcare is probably one of the greatest/most important ways that technology affects our day-to-day lives, and yet the one we're most likely to not know something about.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Brain Cancer, Health, Medicine, Cancer

5 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Robot furniture that builds itself

Imagine that the chair you're sitting on became a sofa on demand as the day moved from light to dark.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

5 hrs ago | University at Buffalo

Robots, 3-D printing, and how origami can make cars safer

BUFFALO, N.Y. Will every household soon have a 3-D printer? How does origami lead to safer airbags and other innovations? Will robots do more than vacuum your home? Technological advancements plus investment is pushing robots from niche industries into everyday life.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Life, Hobbies, Origami, Buffalo, NY, Printers

6 hrs ago | InformationWeek

Re: Creepy but cool

The closest to that I've seen is a camera swallowed to view the lower GI tract. I think something the size of a grain of rice moving through the body to remove tumors is a big leap from a robotic arm that can cauterize.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

10 hrs ago | New Scientist

Baxter the robot brings his gentle touch to novel jobs

A robot designed to work alongside humans in factories is finding a range of unusual alternative applications from treating patients to farming in space A PAIR of chunky robot arms connected to a computer brain rides a motorised wheelchair over to a jar of peanut butter.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, NASA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Boing Boing

When all the jobs belong to robots, do we still need jobs?

Zeynep Tufekci's scathing response to the establishment consensus that tech will create new jobs to replace the ones we've automated away makes a lot of good points.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Science Daily

Electronic nose could aid in rescue missions

Researchers have developed a device that allows multiple robotic platforms to follow the path of certain odors.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Albany Times Union

Watching This Robot Trying To Open A Door Will Blow Your Mind

HERB is a robot butler featured on the awesome new show Going Deep With David Rees .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Business Journal

McNerney: More robots will build more Boeing aircraft in future

Boeing and Kuka, a German robot builder, have been developing a new approach to robot use in an Anacortes facility.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Science / Technology, Anacortes, WA

Wall Street Journal

RoboCup 2014: A World Cup for Robots Kicks Off

Members of the Rhoban project's team check functions of a humanoid robot at the LaBRI workshop in Talence, France.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

AskMen

Will Our Future Be Filled With Twerking Robots?

Well, Weird Al did it. He crushed Jason Mraz and landed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard album charts.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Entertainment

The Carroll News

Watch out for the robots11:36 am | 0

Hey, aren't robots great? Just watch any science fiction movie or TV show, or, better yet, read a book, and you will find robots can do just about anything.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science Fiction TV, Lost in Space, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Opinion

IcNorthWales

Glyndwr University to unveil 2015 robotics postgraduate

The girl's mother admitted to neglecting her daughter when she left her home alone while she visited clients and ran errands Two years ago the full-back was riding the crest of a wave on the club's pre-season tour of America under new boss Brendan Rodgers Baxter Research Robot who Glyndwr University's computing department hope will be ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

Click2Houston

Get ready to robot RUMBLE

AND HOPEFULLY CAN GET A CAUSE ON THAT HOUSE FIRE AND EXPLOSION. MEANWHILE, KIDS THESE DAYS ARE JUST A LOT MORE TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED THAN WE WERE AT THAT AGE.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Family, Kids

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ComputerWorld

Seafaring robot shrugs off monster Typhoon Rammasun

It was a storm that would terrify the bravest of mariners, but a California robot swam through it without blinking.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Science / Technology, Robots, Liquid Robotics

Washington Times

Fed's polygraph experts expect future security clearance interviews to be conducted by robots

American citizens vying for national security clearances in the future can expect a barrage of questions, but not from humans.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

GPB.org

What's Better Than A Total Eclipse Of The Sun? Check This

Any eclipse is worth seeing. A total eclipse where the moon completely blots out the sun, where day turns to night, where solar flares ring the moon's shadow like a crown of flame that's the eclipse everybody wants to see, the alpha eclipse that eclipses all the other eclipses.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA

ComputerWorld

NASA upgrades humanoid robot in space

The 300-pound humanoid robot working on the International Space Station is in the midst of getting a series of upgrades, including new processors and software, in preparation of having a pair of legs attached to it.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

The Washington Evening Journal

Raising the robots

Instructor Paige Dieleman, left, shows students Matthew Collett, son of Brandon and Marti Collett, and Myles Jones, son of Emily and Greg Jones, a modification on a robot being built during the 4-H Clover University Robotics Camp this week.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Gazette.net

Students design, program robots for lunar simulation

Siraj Khan, 13, of Glenn Dale and Alexis Manful, 14, of Bowie program their robot Monday during a robotics summer camp at the Howard B. Owens Science Center in Lanham.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Glenn Dale, MD

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