Robotics News

Image of the Day: Imitation Fish

Scientists create a soft-bodied robotic fish that pumps synthetic blood and swims on its own.

10 hours ago from The Scientist

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iRobot Acquires Root Robotics to Boost STEM Education for Kids

Root promises to teach coding skills to children, starting as young as 4 years old

10 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Robot traps ball without coding

Dr. Kee-hoon Kim's team at the Center for Intelligent & Interactive Robotics of the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) developed a way of teaching "impedance-controlled robots" ...

7 hours ago from

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First-ever successful mind-controlled robotic arm without brain implants

A team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota, has made a breakthrough in the field of noninvasive robotic device control. Using a ...

Wed 19 Jun 19 from TechXplore

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'Robot blood' powers machines for lengthy tasks

(Cornell University) Researchers at Cornell University have created a system of circulating liquid -- 'robot blood' -- within robotic structures, to store energy and power robotic applications ...

4 hours ago from Eurekalert

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Cleaning up nuclear waste is an obvious task for robots

But designing ’bots that can do it is hard

9 hours ago from The Economist

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Now your phone can become a robot that does the boring work

If any factory worker could program low-cost robots, then more factories could actually use robotics to increase worker productivity.

Tue 18 Jun 19 from TechXplore

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Teaching artificial intelligence to connect senses like vision and touch

In Canadian author Margaret Atwood's book The Blind Assassin, she says that "touch comes before sight, before speech. It's the first language and the last, and it always tells the truth."

Mon 17 Jun 19 from TechXplore

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Massive 3D Dataset Helps Robots Understand What Things Are

PartNet is a new semantic database of common objects that brings a new level of real-world understanding to robots

Mon 17 Jun 19 from IEEE Spectrum

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