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Robots Will Make Your Car Move Like A Fish To Avoid Collisions

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Robots, fish, and cars. What do they have in common? Not a damn thing. Until now. Someone got it into their head that robots should ...

Intel Robot Plugs Itself Into The Wall Socket

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Looks like the PR2 alpha Robot isn't the only one who can plug into an outlet. Marvin, Intel Labs Seattle's resident robot now has a ...

Army Of Flea-Sized Robots On The Way

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Researchers are well on their way to mass-producing an army of tiny, flea-sized bots. The idea is that they would help us, not kill us. ...

Robot Travels The Ocean Floor

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This is the Benthic Rover from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. It travels the ocean floor so that scientists can have a look without having to ...

Robot Fish From MIT

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The sea is quickly getting crowded with all kinds of robot fish. The latest from MIT are designed to monitor "pipelines, sunken ships, and pollution." ...

Simon The Robot Wins An Award

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Simon is the creation of Georgia Tech labs and Dr. Andrea Thomaz. He's a cute kid-looking bot with an articulated torso and anthropomorphic hands. He ...

Evolving Robots Lie To Each Other

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What must killer robots master before they become killer robots? Deceit. Well, now they are learning how to lie and cheat. In an experiment at ...

ECCEROBOT Mimics Your Musculoskeletal System

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How is this one for a freaky looking, nightmare inducing robot? It's an anthropomimetic robot developed by a consortium of European robotics labs, the motivation ...

Robot Folds Garments, Housewives Get Nervous

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This bot's skills were demonstrated at Siggraph 2009 in New Orleans. Folding a t-shirt may seem like an easy task and this bot does it ...

Researchers Teach ASIMO And HRP-2 To Avoid Obstacles

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The folks at Carnegie Mellon have been working on object avoidance techniques for robots. They've been working with both ASIMO and HRP-2. The robots can ...

Jaemi HUBO hits the treadmill

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Daniel M. Lofaro of Drexel University has posted a video on Youtube which shows the Jaemi HUBO robot walking on a treadmill with no problems ...

iCub Learns Objects

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Remember iCub, the child robot? He's been busy at the Departments of Computing and Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College in London, learning to ...