Robotics News

French designer shows off DIY robot in public for first time

A French designer has shown his humanoid DIY robot to the public for the first time.

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Robotic exoskeletons help unlock the science of walking

With the biomechanics of walking still not fully understood, strapping volunteers into robotic suits proves a valuable step forward. Andrew Masterson reports.

Wed 24 May 17 from Cosmos Magazine

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Flash Physics: Flytrap robot catches prey, doughnut-shaped 'planets', EU dishes out £55m for UK physics

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Thu 25 May 17 from Physics World

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Meet the Most Nimble-Fingered Robot Yet

A dexterous multi-fingered robot practiced using virtual objects in a simulated world, showing how machine learning and the cloud could revolutionize manual work.

Thu 25 May 17 from MIT Technology Review

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The road to Robocop: Policing in the 21st century

Robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) promise to revolutionize almost every field of human endeavor, and law enforcement is certainly no exception. And not just in the labs and interrogation ...

22 hours ago from Gizmag

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Robotic turtles can be used to detect landmines in the desert

The artificially intelligent turtles can be printed out of cardboard and folded into shape, making them a cheaper alternative to existing minesweeping robots

Wed 24 May 17 from Newscientist

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Waltzing robot teaches beginners how to dance like a pro

A robotic dance teacher can gently guide human novices through routines while adapting to their skill level

Wed 24 May 17 from Newscientist

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Stan the robotic valet parks your car, no human required

Valet parking is a staple in carparks around the world, but handing the keys to a human assistant may soon become a thing of the past. Audi has turned to autonomous parking robots developed ...

Thu 25 May 17 from Gizmag

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"Parasitic robot" tosses treats to steer a cyborg turtle

While the most powerful robots are still learning to walk, millions of years of evolution has already taught animals how to tackle tricky terrain. Making cyborgs out of these creatures ...

22 hours ago from Gizmag

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Judah Vs. The Machines: For when you can’t bring yourself to go shopping

 You’d be forgiven If you can’t be bothered to drag yourself to the store to shop for shoes and clothes and things for your bedroom. The internet is there for you, after all. ...

14 hours ago from TechCrunch

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