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08.18.15
ICYMI: Head injury alert, zombie killing centers and more
08.18.15

ICYMI: Head injury alert, zombie killing centers and more

Today on In Case You Missed It: Google is putting its glut of satellite imaging data to good use w...

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07.23.15
THORwin humanoid machine wins robotic soccer championship
07.23.15

THORwin humanoid machine wins robotic soccer championship

US entry THORwin, a humanoid robot by UCLA and UPenn, wins the top prize for this year's adult-sized RoboCup soccer competition.

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02.10.15
Study says phones are just as good as wearables at tracking fitness
02.10.15

Study says phones are just as good as wearables at tracking fitness

Think you have to wear a dedicated fitness tracker to get accurate data? Don't worry -- you may h...

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07.25.13
RHex robot uses leaping ability to do 'Parkour' (video)
07.25.13

RHex robot uses leaping ability to do 'Parkour' (video)

It's easy for a robot to perform in a sterile lab environment, but only a select few devices -- li...

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05.10.13
X-RHex Lite robot leaps across gaps in a single bound (video)
05.10.13

X-RHex Lite robot leaps across gaps in a single bound (video)

Move aside, Sand Flea, you're not the only jumping robot in town. The researchers over at the Univ...

By N. Lee,   05.10.13
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05.04.13
Eyes-on: University of Pennsylvania's TitanArm exoskeleton (video)
05.04.13

Eyes-on: University of Pennsylvania's TitanArm exoskeleton (video)

TitanArm already took home silver in a competition for senior projects at the University of Pennsy...

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05.01.13
UPenn's TitanArm exoskeleton prototype makes light work of heavy lifting (video)
05.01.13

UPenn's TitanArm exoskeleton prototype makes light work of heavy lifting (video)

It's no wonder people are interested in exoskeletons. Not only do they tap into our lust for the t...

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07.30.12
X-RHex Lite robot grows a tail, always lands on its feet (video)
07.30.12

X-RHex Lite robot grows a tail, always lands on its feet (video)

By far the greatest challenge for robots with legs is staying upright when the going gets rough. A...

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07.03.12
Researchers use 3D printer, sugar, to create a fake artery network for lab-grown tissue
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Researchers use 3D printer, sugar, to create a fake artery network for lab-grown tissue

Printing a chocolate heart is easy enough, but how about an actual organ? There are folks working...

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