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2010-08-06 08:35:00

The ROCR Oscillating Climbing Robot developed by University of Utah mechanical engineer William Provancher and colleagues can climb carpeted walls efficiently using two hook-like claws, a motor and a tail that swings like a grandfather clock's pendulum.

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2010-07-26 10:52:48

Dennis Hong is living his dreams ... literally ... in a lab filled with wacky robots.

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2010-06-18 11:50:00

Hitachi unveiled a pint sized roller-skating robot Friday that can negotiate uneven surfaces, respond to voice commands and could work as a tour guide or security guard.

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2010-05-12 11:36:41

Space Shuttle Atlantis, ready for liftoff on Friday, will deliver important hardware from Europe to the International Space Station: spare portions of the European Robotic Arm and the first Russian payloads to use the arm.

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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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2010-04-16 15:11:03

Space shuttle Discovery astronauts secured the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo in the cargo bay this morning, wrapping up its delayed move from the International Space Station.

2010-04-14 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA will launch the first human-like robot to space later this year to become a permanent resident of the International Space Station.

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2010-04-05 14:25:00

More than just a household convenience, the project is a step forward in the robotic manipulation of non-rigid objects.

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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.

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2009-09-18 10:13:53

TECNALIA Technological Corporation has introduced innovative robots at Euskotren’s station in Atxuri (Bilbao) and which are mobile, multifunctional, collaborative, autonomous and polyvalent, suitable for a wide range of work from street cleaning and rubbish collection to accompanying elderly people.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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