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Robot Controlled By Man's Brain
2012-07-08 06:05:22

If someone were to ask you what superpower you would want, chances are being able to move things with your mind would be in the top five. Now, new advances in robotics gives man that capability.

Shut Up Gun? New Device Forces Others To Be Quiet
2012-03-03 06:05:50

Japanese researchers have developed a device not unlike a real-life mute button -- a handheld gun that can actually (and painlessly) force a person to stop speaking.

Realistic 3D, Human-Like Robotic Head In Development
2011-11-08 06:13:35

Researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen Institute for Cognitive Systems are in the process of creating a new robot that features a realistic human face and can reproduce basic dialog.

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2010-06-15 13:15:56

Japanese researchers have developed a baby robot created to simulate the behavior and development of a real infant in an effort to better understand how humans grow up.

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2009-03-16 10:50:00

Scientists in Japan have created a robot capable of modeling the latest fashions on the Tokyo catwalk.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.