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2011-01-21 09:20:00

Want to build a really tough robot? Forget about Terminator and instead, watch a tadpole turn into a frog.

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2010-12-28 11:55:00

Education officials said Tuesday that 29 robots have started teaching English to children in a South Korean city in a pilot project designed to nurture the nascent robot industry.

2010-11-30 09:55:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of attorneys from Edelson McGuire, LLC has achieved a settlement in a class action lawsuit relating to the alleged transmission of an unsolicited text message advertisement to the cell phones of consumers nationwide.

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2010-11-19 08:52:33

Interdisciplinary research combines infant learning and computer science.

2010-09-10 09:45:00

Robots do whatever humans tell them to do, right? Or is all a big lie?

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2010-08-09 09:10:00

The first prototype robots capable of developing emotions as they interact with their human caregivers and expressing a whole range of emotions have been finalized by researchers.

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2010-06-21 13:48:01

A robot named MABEL with a human-like gait can walk over rough terrain in University of Michigan electrical engineering professor Jessy Grizzle's lab.

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2010-04-28 06:00:00

A new tool for dieters is scheduled to be released later this year, but this one actually talks to you and tells you what you need to hear.

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2010-03-29 10:50:00

Clever as a blind fish, the underwater robot "Snookie" can orient itself in murky waters with an artificial sensory organ inspired by the so-called lateral-line system, found in fish and some amphibians.

2009-10-09 11:50:11

People are increasingly using household robots for chores, communication, entertainment and companionship.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.