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05.16.11
Bipedal robots learn to shuffle, evolve toward doing the twist (video)
05.16.11

Bipedal robots learn to shuffle, evolve toward doing the twist (video)

Yes, some robots are evolving to a point where they can play instruments and swing a hammer. Hi...

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09.20.10
fuRo Core bipedal robot can squat with a 100kg payload, puts your puny muscles to shame (video)
09.20.10

fuRo Core bipedal robot can squat with a 100kg payload, puts your puny muscles to shame (video)

What's nearly two meters tall, weighs 230kg, and can lift the equivalent of a generously proportion...

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05.25.10
University of Michigan's MABEL robot hits a stride, breaks a leg (video)
05.25.10

University of Michigan's MABEL robot hits a stride, breaks a leg (video)

We're going to warn you up front. This isn't easy to watch, but robotics research can sometimes be...

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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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07.14.08
DIY biped robot makes your desk a happier place
07.14.08

DIY biped robot makes your desk a happier place

While some DIY bots understandably creep us out, there's just as many that bring a smile to our fac...

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02.28.07
Robot walks independently with dynamic balancing
02.28.07

Robot walks independently with dynamic balancing

We're still chuckling about Asimo's sad little tumble last year, but Anybots' breakthrough dynamical...

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01.23.07
Takara Tomy's Omnibot2007 i-SOBOT, "the world's smallest robot"
01.23.07

Takara Tomy's Omnibot2007 i-SOBOT, "the world's smallest robot"

We won't beat around the bush: there's just no way that Takara Tomy's claim of "the world's smalles...

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09.27.06
WABIAN-2R swivels its hips for the public
09.27.06

WABIAN-2R swivels its hips for the public

There's a new humanoid bot in play named WABIAN-2R that's taking Japan by storm. Well, not really...

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09.20.06
Hangood shows off HGR-3 humanoid bot
09.20.06

Hangood shows off HGR-3 humanoid bot

Nothing too incredibly fancy going on here, but this new humanoid HGR-3 bot from Hangood is decen...

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