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05.17.11
Rescue robots map and explore dangerous buildings, prove there's no 'I' in 'team'  (video)
05.17.11

Rescue robots map and explore dangerous buildings, prove there's no 'I' in 'team' (video)

We've seen robots do some pretty heroic things in our time, but engineers from Georgia Tech, the U...

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05.09.11
GRASP Lab quadrocopters learn to follow the leader and fly in formation
05.09.11

GRASP Lab quadrocopters learn to follow the leader and fly in formation

The University of Pennsylvania's GRASP Lab has already recklessly taught its autonomous quadroco...

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04.20.11
UPenn's PhillieBot throws out first pitch, Skynet calls for a reliever (video)
04.20.11

UPenn's PhillieBot throws out first pitch, Skynet calls for a reliever (video)

We'll hand it to the University of Pennsylvania -- mixing robotics and sport definitely isn't easy...

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01.15.11
Quadrocopters learn to build things, when will humans learn to fear them? (video)
01.15.11

Quadrocopters learn to build things, when will humans learn to fear them? (video)

The GRASP Lab quadrocopters were impressive enough by themselves, all slashing and swooping through...

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09.16.10
Quadrocopters can now fly through thrown hoops, the end really is nigh (video)
09.16.10

Quadrocopters can now fly through thrown hoops, the end really is nigh (video)

The future of humanity is assured. Assuredly doomed, that is. That blur you see up above is one of...

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08.16.10
Shocker: Touchscreen smudge may give away your Android password pattern
08.16.10

Shocker: Touchscreen smudge may give away your Android password pattern

Fast food connoisseurs should pay special attention here -- according to a recent paper by the Univ...

By R. Lai,   08.16.10
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07.13.10
Revenge of the quadrocopters: now they move in packs (video)
07.13.10

Revenge of the quadrocopters: now they move in packs (video)

In case you didn't find the original quadrocopter chilling enough, the GRASP Lab out of the Univers...

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05.28.10
Autonomous quadrocopter flies through windows, straight into our hearts (video)
05.28.10

Autonomous quadrocopter flies through windows, straight into our hearts (video)

We don't know whether we should be terrified or overjoyed. We've just come across a video demo from...

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04.19.10
Scientists develop implants that melt onto the surface of the brain
04.19.10

Scientists develop implants that melt onto the surface of the brain

Looks like brain implants have just got a lot more effective -- and a lot creepier. Developed by res...

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