#Robots

"Immigration policy has left many worried that there simply won’t be enough immigrant workers to meet the demand."

Apple picking robot

Fri, May 12th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robot Hotel

It's a hotel staffed by robots, not a hotel for robots

Fri, April 21st, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Think 'Terminator riding on a hoverboard' and you’ll have a pretty good idea of the impression Handle gives off.”

Boston Dynamic's Handle

Wed, March 1st, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Would we be forced, one day, to give machines rights?"

If robots become self-aware, do they deserve rights?

Fri, February 24th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“It will be very disruptive and very quick.”

The robots are coming to take your job, very very soon

Wed, February 22nd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Robots with legs can go a lot of places that wheels cannot.”

Self-driving delivery truck pulls up, two-legged robot jumps out with your package

Sun, February 12th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“A self-learning robot could be handy for exploring distant planets, too.”

Robot evolves by 3D printing improved versions of itself.

Mon, January 30th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“The number of human employees may even drop to 20 someday.”

Chinese factory replaces 90% of its workforce with robots

Tue, January 24th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robots are a Greater Threat to Employment than Globalisation

Nobel-prize winner warns that robots will be far more disruptive to the employed than globalisation

Sun, December 25th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Miniature Robots that Drive Around on Your Clothes

Rovables

Thu, October 27th, 2016 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Gathering human perspective on moral decision made by machine intelligence."

The Moral Machine

Tue, October 4th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The [robot] could keep children [...] occupied for 'a couple of hours' without adult supervision."

The consequences of robotic babysitters

Mon, October 3rd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The first autonomous, untethered, entirely soft robot."

The Octobot

Tue, August 30th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robotic Furniture

Or so they're telling me

Sun, August 21st, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Self-Driving Luggage

Cowarobot, Dude!

Fri, July 29th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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7-11 Delivers Slurpees by Drone

We'll never need to leave our house

Mon, July 25th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Open-Source Arduino-Powered Robot Farmer

Farmbot Genesis

Fri, July 15th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Expect to see more armed robots on American streets."

Declining cost will mean more armed robots for police

Tue, July 12th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Rubik's Cube Solving Machine

Sun, June 19th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Betty, the Robot Manager

Robots in the office

Fri, June 17th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"It looks like an alien, with eyes and a touchscreen on its chest, and it’s the size of a small child."

“May I take your order?” may soon be coming from a robot

Mon, May 30th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The slightly comical Dalek design was intentional."

Robot security guard patrolling mall in Palo Alto

Sun, May 22nd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Daleks to Patrol China's Streets

Anbot, a Robotic Crime Fighter

Thu, April 28th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robotic Pizza Delivery

Domino's Robotic Unit

Sat, March 19th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Boston Dynamic's Bipedal Robot

New version of Atlas humanoid robot

Thu, February 25th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Vision-Based High-Speed Manipulation for Robotic Ultra-Precise Weed Control

A robotic gardener on wheels

Mon, November 23rd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robotic Delivery System

Starship Industries

Sun, November 22nd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Walking Robot Uses Drone to Navigate Terrain

Sun, October 18th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Droid You're Looking For

"The first affordable modular animatronic robot kit."

Wed, October 14th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robots Can't Assemble IKEA Furniture

Sat, October 3rd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Under the right circumstances, you, too, could fall in love with a toaster."

What the robot era may mean

Wed, September 30th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Robots don’t respect the social and moral niceties that humans are socialized to observe."

Robots need ethics

Wed, September 2nd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The creators were sent a photo of the vandalized robot but said they did not know who destroyed it or why."

Americans kill HitchBot

Wed, August 5th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Lightweight, Affordable, Programmable Robotic Arm

Eva

Wed, July 29th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Bricklaying Robot

Tue, June 30th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Robots have been around for thousands of years."

Why we love robots

Fri, June 12th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robots Master Motor Skills by Trial and Error

Fri, May 22nd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Autonomous Multi-Robot System for Dangerous Vehicle Removal

The Autonomous Vehicle Emergency Recovery Tool (AVERT)

Fri, May 1st, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Advances in sensor technology, computing and artificial intelligence are making human pilots less necessary than ever in the cockpit."

-- John Markoff, New York Times

Fri, April 10th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Boston Dynamics' Spot

Tue, February 10th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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When Robots Commit Crimes, Who Is Responsible?

"Maybe it's a sign that robots are growing up, and thus hitting the rebellious stage."

Mon, January 5th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Brain of Earthworm Recreated in Software and Embedded in a LEGO Robot

We are just the sum of our neural networks

Tue, November 18th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Humanoid Robot to Sell Nescafe in Japanese Stores

Thu, October 30th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robotic Grippers Use Static Electricity to Pick Up Objects

Mon, October 27th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robot that Can Immediately Automate Any Aircraft

Pibot

Sat, October 25th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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ZURI, Programmable Robot Made from Paper and Cardboard

Zoobotics' Paperbot System

Sat, October 25th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Google's Self-Driving Car May Never Actually Happen

Fri, October 24th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Disney Research's Soft, Safe Robot Arms

Fri, October 10th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Unmanned Marine Boats and Submarines

Mon, October 6th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Deutche Post DHL's Parcelcopter Delivers Medicines

Fri, September 26th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1001

"The idea is to get the robot to load your dishwasher."

Wed, September 17th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Study: Humans Like Being Ordered Around by Robots

Sun, August 24th, 2014 23:09 by capnasty NEWS

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Self-Organising Swarms of Robots

Fri, August 15th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Humans Need Not Apply

What automation will mean for human labour

Wed, August 13th, 2014 22:23 by capnasty NEWS

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Botlr, a Robotic Bellhop

Tue, August 12th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robots With Biological Softness

"Phase-changing material built from wax and foam, and capable of switching between hard and soft states"

Mon, August 11th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Self-Folding Origami Robots

It folds itself up and walks away

Fri, August 8th, 2014 22:07 by capnasty NEWS

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South Korean Shipyard Workers to Wear Robotic Exoskeletons

Tue, August 5th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How Robots With Broken Limbs Learn to Walk Again

Wed, July 30th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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hitchBOT: Robot Tries to Hitchhike Across Canada

Wants to know if humans can be trusted

Tue, July 29th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Ray, Robot Parking Valet Automatically Finds Parking at German Airport

Fri, July 25th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robots with Origami Wheels

Tue, July 22nd, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Solebot: Robot at Berlin-Based Sneaker Store

Sat, July 19th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The increasing power of automation technology is going to put a lot of people out of work."

Wed, May 28th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Bar Mixvah

Build Your Own Drink Mixing Robot

Tue, May 27th, 2014 07:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Giving old people robots to talk to is a dystopian view that is being classified as utopian."

Wed, May 14th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Flying 3D Printers

Sort of

Wed, May 7th, 2014 22:19 by capnasty NEWS

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Using Miniature Robots as an Interface Mechanisms

Thu, May 1st, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

810

Where Cows Milk Themselves

Fri, April 25th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Ant-Sized Micro Robots

Mon, April 21st, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Replacing Robots With Humans Makes Toyota More Efficient

Wed, April 9th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The New Rules of Robot/Human Society

Tue, February 18th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Termite-Inspired Autonomous Robotic Construction Crew

Tue, February 18th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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u CAT: Turtle-Like Underwater Robot

Sat, November 30th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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MOSS: Modular Robot Kits

Wed, November 13th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Campaign Wants Ban on Autonomous Killer Robots

Wed, November 13th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Programmable Automaton from 1770 with 6,000 Moving Parts

Wed, November 6th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Insect Inspired Flying Robots

Fri, November 1st, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Boston Dynamics' Fast Running Wildcat Robot

Mon, October 7th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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M-Blocks: Swarm of Self-Assembling Robots

Fri, October 4th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1001

Using Legos to Get Around DRM-Protected Books on a Kindle

Mon, September 9th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Distributed Flight Array: Modular Flying Robots

Fri, July 26th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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RHex: All-Terrain Cricket-Like Miniature-Robot

Fri, July 26th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

765

Suspended Depositions: Rapid Prototyping Process

Wed, July 24th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How a Tesla Model S is Made

Thu, July 18th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Not SkyNet Yet, But Kiva Robots Are One Step Closer

Fri, July 12th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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A_FAB: Mobile 3D Printing Robot as a Factory Operative

Tue, June 4th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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A Better Leg for Bipedial Robots

Sat, June 1st, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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DarwinBot, Homemade Pet Companion Robot

Fri, February 15th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Miniature Roomba for the iPad

Wed, February 13th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

662

Bird Buggy: a Parrot Driven Autonomous Vehicle

Mon, December 10th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Randomized Consumerism: Darius Kazemi's Bot That Buys Him Random Crap from Amazon

Tue, November 27th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Huge LEGO Contraption to Sort Coloured Balls

Fri, September 21st, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Disney's Research Hub Showcases their Physical Face Cloning for Animatronic Characters

Mon, September 17th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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DARPA Legged Squad Support System (LS3) Demonstrates New Capabilities

Mon, September 17th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robot That Wins at Rock, Paper, Scissors All the Time

Thu, June 28th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Bosch's Indego: the Roomba Equivalent for the Garden

Tue, June 19th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robotic Hands that Can Grab Anything

Mon, June 18th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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SHIRI: Robotic Buttocks to Represent Emotion

Tue, May 15th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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ExoHand from Festo: An Exoskeleton That Can Be Worn Like a Glove

Wed, May 2nd, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Professor Vijay Kumar, Creator of the Aerial Quadrotor, Talks at TED

Thu, March 8th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Build Yourself a Carboard Robot

Tue, January 17th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Robotic Guide Dog Uses Microsoft Kinect Controller to Navigate

Wed, November 9th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Production of Terminators Has Begun

Tue, November 1st, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Introducing Our First Twitter Bot (Sort of): Miss Fortune at @bottune

Fri, April 29th, 2011 22:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Are You Following a Bot on Twitter?

Thu, April 14th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Home Security With Toy Robots

Mon, November 22nd, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

753

How Robots Think: An Introduction

Tue, March 16th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Safety Issues Loom as Humanoid Invasion Approaches

Wed, March 10th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Japanese Automatons to Take Over the Working World

Fri, November 27th, 2009 09:44 by capnasty NEWS

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The Heathkit Hero Robots

Thu, October 29th, 2009 07:31 by capnasty NEWS

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Cheetah, Gecko and Spiders Inspire Robotic Designs

Fri, October 23rd, 2009 12:50 by capnasty NEWS

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Leaping Robot Hops Closer to War

Tue, September 15th, 2009 17:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Teddy Borg

Mon, March 4th, 2002 15:11 by capnasty NEWS

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