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Look out, invasive species: The robots are coming

Invasive species control is notoriously challenging, especially in lakes and rivers where native fish and other wildlife have limited options for escape. In his laboratory's latest foray into ...

Mon 16 Sep 19 from

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JJ Abrams Reportedly Turned Down $500 Million Deal With Apple Because Apple Can't Share

Well, well, well, isn’t this Apple rumor just delicious.

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Gizmodo

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Image of the Day: Flying Fish Robot

The developers envision their device could be used to collect water samples in hazardous environments.

Wed 18 Sep 19 from The Scientist

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Nerve-like 'optical lace' gives robots a human touch

A new synthetic material that creates a linked sensory network similar to a biological nervous system could enable soft robots to sense how they interact with their environment and adjust their ...

Wed 11 Sep 19 from TechXplore

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A robot with a firm yet gentle grasp

Human hands are remarkably skilled at manipulating a range of objects. We can pick up an egg or a strawberry without smashing it. We can hammer a nail.

Thu 12 Sep 19 from TechXplore

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A smart artificial hand for amputees merges user and robotic control

EPFL scientists are developing new approaches for improved control of robotic hands—in particular for amputees—that combines individual finger control and automation for improved grasping and ...

Wed 11 Sep 19 from TechXplore

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Soft-bodied swimming robot uses only light for power and steering

In a paper in Science Robotics, materials scientists from the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering describe a new design for a swimming robot that's both powered and steered by constant light.

Wed 11 Sep 19 from

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Pixel 4 XL video leaks reveal astrophotography camera and other key features

New Google phone will include major upgrade allowing users capture 'even the stars', promo suggests

Mon 16 Sep 19 from The Independent

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Evan Rachel Wood Just As Disturbed by Humanoid Sophia As Everyone Else

Meet Sophia (via Futurism/YouTube) A human who plays a robot on TV and an actual humanoid robot walk into a bar… In a short film released this week by ...

Thu 5 Sep 19 from

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