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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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2011-04-27 09:15:00

Design techniques honed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif, for Mars rovers were used to create the rover currently examining the inside of Japan's nuclear reactors, in areas not yet deemed safe for human crews.

2011-04-23 00:00:30

The Upstate New York LRIG (Laboratory Robotics Interest Group) and The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering present an upcoming meeting and supplier exhibition on Advances in Micro-Robotics. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 "Advances in Micro-Robotics" is presented by the Upstate New York LRIG and The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. The upcoming meeting and supplier exhibition is a free event offering a technical program and exhibition as well as food and...

2011-03-09 15:39:58

Scientists have developed a programmable "molecular robot" — a sub-microscopic molecular machine made of synthetic DNA that moves between track locations separated by 6nm.

2010-12-30 15:00:00

GREENBELT, Md., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a sole source contract to Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company (LMSSC) of Greenbelt, Md., for Systems Engineering for In-Space Servicing (SEISS).

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2010-12-21 14:34:34

On December 22-23, 2010, Dextre, the Canadian Space Agency’s robotic handyman aboard the International Space Station (ISS), will undertake a series of tasks that will officially certify the robot for duty.

2010-12-08 02:20:37

A group of computer engineers at Vanderbilt University is convinced that the basic technology is now available to create robot assistants that can perform effectively in the often-chaotic environment of the emergency room.

2010-12-03 10:39:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Teaming with the University of Michigan, SoarTech was recently awarded first place and $750,000 at the first Multi Autonomous Ground-robotic International Challenge (MAGIC 2010).


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