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Researchers Prepare For Robot Drilling In The Great Pyramid

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In 1992 to 2002, shafts underneath the Great Pyramid of Giza were discovered and explored. The robot that was sent down and under only came ...

The Army’s New Tentacle Robot

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It may not be a Dr. Octopus exoskeleton, but this bot does have 3 tentacle like arms. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has taken a ...

Flobi Robot Head Changes From Male To Female

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Researchers at Bielelfeld University in Germany have created the Flobi. This Flobi won't cut your hair, but it does have a personailty disorder of sorts ...

Using Nexi Robot To Understand Human Trust

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A study underway, brought to us by psychologists, economists, and roboticists at a range of institutions, including Northeastern, MIT, and Cornell, acknowledges that there are ...

Lizard Bot Swims Through Sand

Lizard Bot Swims Thr...

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Robots are getting all kinds of new locomotion methods. The latest of these is a good way to rescue humans in a disaster. A team ...

Wire-Crawling Robots Inspecting Power Lines

Wire-Crawling Robots...

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Robots like the one above could start crawling along thousands of miles of power lines in North America very soon. The robots would check for ...

M3-Kindy and Noby

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Robots who look like they are starring in Children of Chucky tend to give us nightmares. Meet M3-Kindy and Noby, a pair of bots recently ...

Bandit Can Help Kids With Autism

Bandit Can Help Kids...

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You might remember Bandit from last year. At the time, Bandit was being used to help humans exercise, but now he has found a new ...

Autonomous Copter Flies With Precise Aggressive Maneuvers

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Have you ever seen a quadrotor helicopter could fly with such precision? No, of course you haven't. This autonomous RC aircraft was programmed by the ...

10-4 Good Buddy, Robot Convoys Could Save Lives

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Researchers presented the MuCar-3 at the European Land Robot Trial this week in Germany. To the observer, it looks like a normal SUV, but the ...

Tiny Robotic Butterfly Could Lead To Airplanes With Flapping Wings

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Japanese researchers have built an artificial butterfly that mimics the unusual flight patterns of the swallowtail butterfly. Their tiny robotic version is called an "ornithopter". ...

Robovie R3 Ready To Help Elderly And Handicapped Shoppers In November

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The Robovie R3 is one of the latest humanoid bots developed for research. And just like its predecessor, the R2, the R3 will be making ...