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Pipe-crawling robot will help decommission DOE nuclear facility

A pair of autonomous robots developed by Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute will soon be driving through miles of pipes at the U.S. Department of Energy's former uranium enrichment ...

23 hours ago from

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Jeff Bezos takes Boston Dynamics' creepy robot dog for a walk

Jeff Bezos is attending Amazon's 'Mars' conference in California's Palm Springs - an invite-only gathering that focuses on machine learning, robotics and space exploration.

18 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Bipedal Robot Uses Jet-Powered Feet to Step Over Large Gaps

Ducted fans in its toes help this robot to balance while taking giant steps

Mon 19 Mar 18 from IEEE Spectrum

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Robots break new ground in construction industry

As a teenager working for his dad's construction business, Noah Ready-Campbell dreamed that robots could take over the dirty, tedious parts of his job, such as digging and leveling soil for ...

Mon 19 Mar 18 from

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XPRIZE's $10 Million Telepresence Robot Challenge Is Not Challenging Enough

The Avatar XPRIZE is a compelling idea, but it needs to recalibrate in order to significantly advance the technology

8 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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These Baby Chicks Following a Robot Hen Are Teaching Researchers About Animal Behavior

There’s hardly anything cuter than a flock of baby chicks. If you’ve ever hung out with the fluffy little critters, you know how close they stick to their mothers. That’s why ...

10 hours ago from

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Watch a Robot Solve a Rubik's Cube in 0.38 Seconds

This robot goes to MIT and just set a world Rubik's Cube speed record. If robots had grandparents, this one's would be very proud.

19 hours ago from

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Robotic Tortoise Helps Kids to Learn That Robot Abuse Is a Bad Thing

Shelly is fun to play with, but if you hit it, it'll hide inside its shell until it's safe to come out again

Wed 14 Mar 18 from IEEE Spectrum

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Origami-inspired self-locking foldable robotic arm

A research team of Seoul National University led by Professor Kyu-Jin Cho has developed an origami-inspired robotic arm that is foldable, self-assembling and also highly-rigid. (The researchers ...

Thu 15 Mar 18 from

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