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Robot Shows Emotions Through Slime Mold

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Slime mold is some pretty interesting stuff. Researcher Ella Gale has created a link between slime mold "emotions" and a humanoid face. Slime mold already ...

This Robot Plays Air Hockey

This Robot Plays Air...

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Japanese researchers at Chiba University's Namiki Lab have developed an air-hockey robot that can actually compete against human players. Even better, the robot changes its ...

Miniature Quadruped Robot Is Super Fast

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And I thought there was nothing creepier than an insect whizzing by super fast. Robots that skitter along super fast are giving insects a run ...

Robot Octopus Swims

Robot Octopus Swims...

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There is a new type of water robot for us to fear and it comes in the form of an Octopus. Scientists aren't just blindly ...

Carnegie Mellon robot uses arms, location and more to discover objects

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A robot can have a hard time discovering objects in its surroundings when it has just computer vision. But by using all of the information: ...

Cheetah-Cub Quadruped Robot Learns New Tricks

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Cheetah-Cub is a quadruped developed at the Biorobotics lab at the EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. To put Cheetah-Cub in motion, ...

Robot Jumps 30 Times Its Own Height

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This robot can jumped 30 times it's own height, by using explosions in its legs. This three-legged soft robot has tubes that are filled with ...

Moth Drives Robot Vehicle

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Moths are harmless. They chew holes in your sweaters, but that's about it. Now, things are about to change. Scientists from the University of Tokyo ...

Diego-san appears on video for the first time

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A new android infant is among us thanks to the University of California San Diego's Machine Perception Lab. The lab received funding from the National ...

Larry the Vomiting Robot

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You've probably heard about the norovirus. You don't want to get sick with this virus. It causes severe diarrhea and vomiting in humans and it ...

Squirrels Teach Robots To Lie

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Squirrels and robots working together? What fresh new hell is this? Will this spawn a world where robots kill us, hide our bodies in the ...

Bird-Brain Robot Flies Outdoors, Doesn’t Crash Into Trees

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For the most part, birds fly around all over the place and don't crash into things. Not counting squeaky clean bay windows of course. So, ...