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03.01.13
The After Math: Cinder block-chucking robots, Barcelona's mobile bonanza and brain doctors
03.01.13

The After Math: Cinder block-chucking robots, Barcelona's mobile bonanza and brain doctors

Welcome to The After Math, where we attempt to summarize this week's tech news through numbers, dec...

By M. Smith,   03.01.13
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02.28.13
BigDog four-legged robot adds an arm, throws for the scouts (video)
02.28.13

BigDog four-legged robot adds an arm, throws for the scouts (video)

Of all the robots we fear will one day rise up and subjugate humanity to an unyielding reign of te...

By R. Lawler,   02.28.13
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10.23.12
Robot Hall of Fame inducts Big Dog, PackBot, Nao and WALL-E (video)
10.23.12

Robot Hall of Fame inducts Big Dog, PackBot, Nao and WALL-E (video)

It's the sort of ceremony that's so magical it can only occur on even-numbered years. Inventors, e...

By B. Heater,   10.23.12
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08.21.12
Robot Hall of Fame voting begins for class of 2012, Johnny 5 learns where BigDogs sit
08.21.12

Robot Hall of Fame voting begins for class of 2012, Johnny 5 learns where BigDogs sit

It's that time again: time for Carnegie Mellon to roll out the red carpet and welcome the cr&egrave...

By T. O'Brien,   08.21.12
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05.15.12
HyQ is the latest all-terrain quadruped bot, tells Big Dog to bring it on (video)
05.15.12

HyQ is the latest all-terrain quadruped bot, tells Big Dog to bring it on (video)

You might not know this, but you can literally never have enough all-terrain quadrupedal robots......

By T. O'Brien,   05.15.12
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10.02.11
Boston Dynamics Alpha Dog makes Alyx Vance's pet look like a toy (video)
10.02.11

Boston Dynamics Alpha Dog makes Alyx Vance's pet look like a toy (video)

Boston Dynamics' BigDog is one of our favorite insane-level DARPA projects; a robotic pack-mule...

By D. Cooper,   10.02.11
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04.20.11
Chinese robotic triceratops skeleton packs Linux, no horns
04.20.11

Chinese robotic triceratops skeleton packs Linux, no horns

FROG (Four-legged Robot for Optimal Gait) has a ways to go before it can become a real dinosaur. Th...

By B. Heater,   04.20.11
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10.28.10
Northrop Grumman's CaMEL 'bot features one .50 caliber gun, loads of class
10.28.10

Northrop Grumman's CaMEL 'bot features one .50 caliber gun, loads of class

When the dream factory that is Northrop Grumman needed to up the "wow factor" at its Association of...

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10.27.09
Boston Dynamics PETMAN predicts the future of man as pet (video)
10.27.09

Boston Dynamics PETMAN predicts the future of man as pet (video)

At this stage of its development, PETMAN is here to assist mankind. However, it's clearly fated to...

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