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2014-01-28 23:01:39

The University of Colorado Boulder has been awarded a cooperative agreement worth up to $14.6 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a new technological

walking feet
2014-01-18 05:18:10

Before most humans turn one year old – walking appears to be a complete mystery. However, not long after we take our first steps, walking around becomes a mundane mode of transportation we rarely give a second thought to.

RoboSimian One Of Eight Finalists In DARPA Robotics Challenge
2014-01-14 10:25:33

Back on December 20-21, 2013, at the Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida, 16 teams from around the world submitted robots in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials. This challenge was created to observe the state of robotics and their potential use in disaster response.

NASA Robot Valkyrie
2013-12-11 10:15:16

Just over a week before the DARPA Robotics Challenge trials begin, NASA has unveiled its entry – a six-foot tall, humanoid robot named Valkyrie.

NASA Robonaut 2 Gets Legs
2013-12-10 12:21:04

In what seems to be the latest step toward Star Trek-like technology, NASA has finished building mechanized legs for the ISS robotic crew member, R2.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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