Robots are a fact of life. Soon they will kill us. We'd like to document the coming apocalypse

Flying robot crashes and keeps flying

Flying robot crashes...

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We have plenty of traditional robots that can perform search and rescue and exploration, but what about when you need to get into a tight ...

Micro-UAV Inspired By Maple Seeds

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How many times have you watched a Maple seed gently fall through the sky and thought to yourself that it's like a mini helicopter? And ...

AirRobot’s Mini-UAV

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Drones like the mini-UAV developed by German-based AirRobot is better than most of its contemporaries due to its small size and its ability to maneuver ...

Sparkfun’s Autonomous Race

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We're sad to say we missed it, but last week, SparkFun Electronics held their first SparkFun Autonomous Vehicle Competition. 16 teams in all. How many ...

NASA’s Ares UAV To Explore Mars From The Air

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NASA is working on an UAV that will fly above the surface of mars and take high resolution video of the planet's landscape. The UAV ...

Army Killer Drone Makes First Kill

Army Killer Drone Ma...

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A Warrior-Alpha drone from the US Army's Odin Task Force fired against enemy forces with no pilot. The Predator variant was controlled by plain soldiers. ...

First Casualty of the Human Robo Conflict

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This is the shot heard round the world, people. But there was no report, only a satisfying 'pew' as Boeing's Laser Avenger blew the ...

Global Hawk Flying for Science

Global Hawk Flying f...

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NASA will this summer be deploying the Global Hawk robot plane to make scientific measurements of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere. The Global Hawk ...

Unmanned “Mule” Drone Can Fly At 289MPH

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This Mule unmanned aerial vehicle is huge and fast. Right now it's just going through its first wind tunnel testing, but someday it may be ...

Robotic Spy Plane Inspired By The Pterodactyl

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Paleontologist Sankar Chatterjee of Texas Tech University, aeronautical engineer Rick Lind of the University of Florida, and their students Andy Gedeon and Brian Roberts are ...

Baby’s First Killer Drone

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The U.S. military's increasing reliance on robot drones makes people think that babies might become warriors like in the classic Sci-Fi novel Ender's Game. They ...

UAV Courier Pigeons Deliver Medical Supplies

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Not since WWII have so many courier Pigeons been in the sky at one time. These days the Pigeons are robots and poop is no ...