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New Robot Has Muscles
2012-12-13 16:25:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Robots have been doing our work for years now. As scientists make advancements in the field of robotics, they´ve been able to make these robots smarter and smaller, giving them even more jobs to do. Robots have even been made to break land speed records and run like speedy jungle cats. Now, researchers at the University of Tokyo are showing off a robot that not only looks human, it´s also built like one. Named...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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