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2011-09-21 18:46:00

A combination of two algorithms developed at MIT allows autonomous robots to execute tasks much more efficiently — and move more predictably.

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2011-08-03 05:40:00

Japanese researchers are developing a robot that can adapt its behavior to new situations and make educated guesses about new challenges.

2011-08-02 14:04:33

A new robot using high-precision tactile sensors and flexible motor control technology has taken Japan one step closer to its goal of providing high-quality care for its growing elderly population.

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2011-07-12 05:45:00

The US government is laying the groundwork for an entire new industry to service satellites in orbit.

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2011-06-30 07:29:30

Meet Justin, an android who will soon be controlled remotely by the astronauts in ESA’s Columbus laboratory on the International Space Station.

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2011-06-13 11:17:20

Aisha Sohail describes the Neuromorphics Lab at CELEST and the work of building artificial brains to be used in robotics.

2011-05-17 13:19:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Z Corporation will demonstrate a wide range of 3D printing and 3D laser scanning technologies at this year's RAPID 2011 Conference & Exposition, showcasing the tools that manufacturers, architects, educators and other innovators are increasingly employing to introduce higher-quality designs and products. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040630/ZCORPLOGO ) The annual RAPID Conference and Tradeshow is North America's definitive...

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2011-05-16 10:30:43

There isn't a radio-control handset in sight as several small robots roll briskly up the hallways of an office building - working by themselves and communicating only with one another, the vehicles divide up a variety of exploration tasks – and within minutes have transmitted a detailed floor map to humans nearby.

2011-05-06 00:13:33

Urban search and rescue (USAR) task forces are essential for locating, stabilizing, and extricating people who become trapped in confined spaces following a catastrophic event.


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