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Bees and fish learn to communicate long distance – via robots

A colony of bees in Austria and a school of fish in Switzerland have become unlikely allies. In experiments run by several European universities, the two very different animal species ...

Fri 22 Mar 19 from Gizmag

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Want more Love, Death + Robots? Read these 17 short stories online

Last week, Netflix released its 18-episode animated anthology Love, Death + Robots, a decidedly NSFW series that adapted a number of short stories from well-known science fiction ...

8 hours ago from The Verge

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Robotic "particles" swarm together to move towards the light

Most robots are usually made to do one particular job, so they're not very adaptable to new situations. But that might change with a set of robots developed by researchers at MIT, Harvard, ...

Thu 21 Mar 19 from Gizmag

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Fish and Bees "Talk" with Help from Robot Translators

Robots integrated into groups of zebrafish and of one-day-old honey bees allow the two species to influence each other's behavior.

Wed 20 Mar 19 from The Scientist

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Tiny flying robots, rocket engines, and a cameo by Mark Hamill: Inside Jeff Bezos' Mars conference

At this year's Mars Conference, 'the force is with you.' That is, if you were fortunate enough to get an invite. The Amazon CEO kicked off the event by releasing a robotic dragonfly into the ...

Tue 19 Mar 19 from Daily Mail

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Robot dog for seniors made cute by Jim Henson's Creature Shop - CNET

The charming Tombot puppy on Kickstarter is meant to be a low-maintenance companion robot.

Tue 19 Mar 19 from CNET

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The robots that dementia caregivers want: robots for joy, robots for sorrow

Building robots that can help people with dementia has been a longtime goal for roboticists. Yet until now, no one has sought to survey informal caregivers, such as family members, about what ...

Mon 18 Mar 19 from Medical Xpress

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Robots Will Help Spectators at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Tokyo 2020 Robot Project promises an assortment of robots to do useful things for visitors at the games. But will they be more than a novelty?

Mon 18 Mar 19 from IEEE Spectrum

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Seeing through a robot's eyes helps those with profound motor impairments

An interface system that uses augmented reality technology could help individuals with profound motor impairments operate a humanoid robot to feed themselves and perform routine personal care ...

Fri 15 Mar 19 from Medical Xpress

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No worries, go catch your flight, a robot is parking your car

Many air travelers, whether frequent or infrequent, find that boarding, checking luggage and clearing documents at busy airports are not as stressful as one more experience—trying to find a ...

Mon 18 Mar 19 from TechXplore

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