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Artificial ‘E-skin’ May Soon Help Robots ‘Feel’

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It's one thing for a robot to casually crush your windpipe, it's another for that robot to actually feel the crunching of bone in it's ...

Modified Frog Cells Help Robots Smell

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Robots that can smell are made possible thanks to genetically modified frog cells that will be used in robots. This will usher in a new ...

Brian The Robot Reads Your Emotions

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Dr. Goldie Nejat has created a human-like robot that can convey and decipher emotion. A robot with a head that looks a shotgun blast blew ...

Asimo Makes Friends in Austria, Gets Some Feedback From Fans

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Asimo is making new friends in Austria and researchers are getting some valuable feedback from visitors of a technology fair to help them make Asimo ...

Carnegie Mellon’s Robot Snake Climbs A Tree

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Carnegie Mellon has taught its robotic snake some new tricks, like how to climb trees, for instance. “Uncle Sam” is a modular snake robot and ...

CityFlyer Quadrotor Runs ROS

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CCNY has released various drivers, libraries, and tools in support of the ROS community in the past, but by putting together all their tools they ...

Stickybot III Still Climbing Glass

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You probably remember Stickybot III either from reading about it here or from being startled to see it crawling up your window somewhere. Either way, ...

Cyborg Fly Pilots Robot Through An Obstacle Course

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Swiss researchers have used a fruit fly to steer a mobile robot through an obstacle course in the lab. They call it the simply the ...

Solar-Powered Robot Swarm Could Clean Up Oil

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Oil isn't pretty in price or in form, but we are stuck with it for awhile yet. However, in the future, a swarm of autonomous ...

Iran’s Surena 2 shows up on Video

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These videos show Surena 2 walking at a slow pace, standing on one leg, and even bowing. Aghil Yousefi-Koma, a professor of engineering at the ...

Singapore Researchers Unveil Social Robot Olivia

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Olivia is a new social robot from Singapore and she's a real talker, all the while gesticulating with its sleek 6-degrees-of-freedom white plastic arms, much ...

Intelligent Museum Guide Robot

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At first glance, this robot appears to be a robot that's capable of just repeating programmed information, but after just a few minutes with the ...