Robotics

This robotic hand picks things up using static electricity

A cheap robotic hand developed by a company called Grabit offers something most of the other mechanical limbs we’ve seen before...
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This medical robot can perform brain surgery through your cheek

Yes, we have read about a robot that can help combat malaria, with the potential for robots to provide a brighter...
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Robots may be the key to fighting Ebola in West Africa

Robots often find themselves in dangerous situations, and their distinct lack of biology makes them perfectly suited for battling infectious disease....
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Texas startup unveils its Ebola-killing robot

Following the death of a man in Texas who was infected with Ebola, hospitals across the country are bracing themselves for...
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Monsieur the robot bartender raises $2 million in funding

It’s Saturday night and you’re desperately scrounging through your fridge to find a few mixer options to suit the pregaming desires...
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US Navy’s autonomous boats can “swarm” enemies

The US Navy has a cool new trick up its sleeve , its unmanned boats can now autonomously swarm enemy targets....
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MIT develops new swimming robot to weed out drug smugglers

The robot was originally designed to detect fissures in nuclear reactor tanks, but the research has found a new purpose as...
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These Japanese robots move around on balls and dance to J-pop

Murata Boy rides a bicycle. Murata Girl rides a unicycle. But the Murata Cheerleaders, the latest iteration of androids from Japan’s...
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This eco-friendly city in the UAE is populated only by robots

The United Arab Emirates’ pre-planned Masdar City is supposed to be a shining beacon of technology between its clean energy and...
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Facebook will begin testing its Wi-Fi drones next year

By this stage, Facebook’s plan to bring internet to the whole world with a fleet of drones and lasers is pretty...
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Robots can find things better thanks with RFID technology

Robots are pretty useful to have around, but they can prove to be rather tricky to program in order to handle...
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This robot can fly an airplane as well as a human pilot

Autonomous aircraft are likely to be the future of air travel, but we’re not quite there yet; even with autopilot systems...
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Robots now have much greater dexterity thanks to fingertip sensors

Good as robots are at repeating the same motion over and over, they can’t adapt to situations nearly as well as...
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MIT’s robo-cheetah can now run around without a tether

MIT’s Cheetah robot has finally been let off the leash — and boy can it run. Watch as it bounds across...
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Google is testing out drones that could bring internet to remote areas

Man, Google really is all in on drones. After testing delivery drones as a part of its Project Wing program, the...
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MIT has developed a squishy robotic tentacle

A squishy robot from MIT that looks, feels, and even blows up like bubble gum is an expert navigator that can...
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This household robot can transform itself into different kinds of furniture

Now here is a robot that will delight itself in transforming your home as it can turn into different kinds of...
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T-Mobile is suing Huawei for allegedly stealing information on its robot

Uh-oh, it looks like T-Mobile USA and Huawei have recently gotten into a little spat that has resulted in the carrier...
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