Robotics

08.18.15
Humanoid bot goes for a walk in the woods, terrifies nature on the way
08.18.15

Humanoid bot goes for a walk in the woods, terrifies nature on the way

Boston Dynamics' six-foot humanoid bot Atlas is breaking out of the lab... and going for walkies in...

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08.17.15
This is the desk lamp of your (robotic) dreams
08.17.15

This is the desk lamp of your (robotic) dreams

It's back-to-school season. For some of you, this means needing a fancy new lamp for your home or...

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07.17.15
A hitchhiking robot needs your help getting to California
07.17.15

A hitchhiking robot needs your help getting to California

Normally, picking up hitchhikers is a really bad idea. You never know what sort of ax-wielding ent...

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07.09.15
Vortex lets kids program their own robot buddy
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07.09.15

Vortex lets kids program their own robot buddy

Sphero, the ball-shaped robot, inspired a new generation of toys that aren't only fun, but can also...

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07.05.15
Army exoskeleton prototype helps soldiers learn to shoot
07.05.15

Army exoskeleton prototype helps soldiers learn to shoot

Foot soldiers thrive on their shooting skills, but learning expert marksmanship can take a long, l...

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06.23.15
Cockroach-inspired robot can squeeze through tight spaces
06.23.15

Cockroach-inspired robot can squeeze through tight spaces

Researchers at UC Berkeley have developed a robotic cockroach that can crawl through the tightest...

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06.19.15
Prototype roboglove gives patients with weak grips a hand
06.19.15

Prototype roboglove gives patients with weak grips a hand

For patients suffering from the effects of a stroke, ALS or muscular dystrophy, routine tasks like...

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06.18.15
The bots that bucked the humanoid trend at DARPA's challenge
06.18.15

The bots that bucked the humanoid trend at DARPA's challenge

Humanoids are supposed to be best suited for a world that's engineered for humans. They can clim...

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06.08.15
The machines that rose to DARPA's robotics challenge
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06.08.15

The machines that rose to DARPA's robotics challenge

The robot apocalypse has been postponed. At DARPA Robotics Challenge in California, where the worl...

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