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Mechatronic arm exoskeleton to train new soldiers to reach shooting proficiency

Robotic exoskeletons have been a science fiction theme and an engineering feat since the 1960s. Practical design techniques, which allow a fictional character to be stronger, more powerful or ...

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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Fighting Robots! U.S. MegaBot Challenges Japan

In a pair of hype videos going viral, engineering teams propose giant robot showdown. Continue reading ?

11 hours ago from Discovery.com

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Robots can't kill you – claiming they can is dangerous

Robots' involvement in human deaths is nothing new. The recent death of a man who was grabbed by a robot and crushed against a metal plate at a Volkswagen factory in Baunatal, Germany, attracted ...

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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The key to awesome future robots could be seahorse tails

The key to better, tougher and more coordinated robots as well as improved surgical procedures, among other advances, could derive their inspiration from an unlikely source – the odd, ...

Sun 5 Jul 15 from Gizmag

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Volkswagen robot factory worker takes a human life

An unfortunate tragedy struck a Volkswagen plant in Baunatal, Germany recently. A newly-installed factory robot took a young man’s life. The robot in question wasn’t on some sort ...

Thu 2 Jul 15 from Geek.com

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'Pepper' Humanoid Robot Teardown (4)

Next, we started to disassembled the upper body of the Pepper robot by loosening many screws and pulling out cables.

Sun 5 Jul 15 from Tech-On

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Small robot developed to investigate interior of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

Toshiba Corporation today announced that the company and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning (IRID) have developed a small robot to investigate the interior of the ...

Tue 30 Jun 15 from Phys.org

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Robots on the march

A range of robots are on display at the Innorobo event in France, including the most advanced domestic robot to go on sale to the public.

Thu 2 Jul 15 from BBC Technology

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Autonomous robot Myon joins the cast at a Berlin opera

"My Square Lady" last month opened in Berlin at the Komische Oper. The outstanding feature about this production is that a character named Myon plays a key role on stage, and Myon is a robot—of ...

Thu 2 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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'Terminator: Genisys' absolutely will not stop, even when it probably should

Arnie did say he'd be back -- but he's the best thing in this disappointing remix of the 1984 classic.

Wed 1 Jul 15 from CNET

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