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Scientists built a terrifying robot snake that can climb ladders - CNET

Snakes and ladders used to be a board game, now it's an integral part of our shared robot dystopian future. Can't wait!

6 hours ago from CNET

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Boston Dynamics hands Atlas a parkour repertoire

Oh, please. We are still coping with the view of Atlas taking a leisurely run through the neighborhood like a boss planner out for his cardio workout before taking off for his first meeting. ...

Sat 13 Oct 18 from TechXplore

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Video Friday: Boston Dynamics' Spot Goes to Work, and More

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos

Fri 12 Oct 18 from IEEE Spectrum

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32-Legged Spherical Robot Moves Like an Amoeba

Mochibot is out to prove that there's no such thing as too many legs

Wed 10 Oct 18 from IEEE Spectrum

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Toronto's Overwatch League expansion team to hold unveiling party

The hype for the Overwatch League’s upcoming 2019 season grows as dates and formats are revealed. As more information trickles in, the new expansion teams will be revealing names, ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from AXS

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UC Berkeley team gives jumping robot higher goals than bouncy-bouncy

"Precision Jumping Limits from Flight-phase Control in Salto-1P" is the academic sounding title of a paper that should nonetheless delight those interested in robotic movement.

Thu 11 Oct 18 from TechXplore

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Anki’s cute Vector robot will include a mysterious Alexa integration

There are plenty of toy robots out on the market, but few are as endearing as the upcoming Anki Vector. Its big bright eyes are most reminiscent of the Pixar character Wall-E. But as ...

Tue 9 Oct 18 from Engadget

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Soft robotic arm opens the door to doing science under the sea

Wyss Institute's forays into soft robots and robotics have yielded fruit in the shape of a soft robotic arm fit for use on submarines to handle delicate marine life like coral, jellyfish ...

Fri 5 Oct 18 from Gizmag

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The Roomba i7+ is the robot vacuum I’ve been waiting for

Adulting is hard. But over the past 12 years, iRobot's Roomba made it just a bit easier for me by keeping my floors clean, no matter how lazy I felt. But while the company has ...

Fri 5 Oct 18 from Engadget

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Meet the farmers of the future: robots

Brandon Alexander would like to introduce you to Angus, the farmer of the future. He's heavyset, weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, not to mention a bit slow. But he's strong enough to hoist ...

Wed 3 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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