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Robotic Bees Designed to Pollinate Crops Making Significant Strides

Robotic Bees Designed to Pollinate Crops Making Significant Strides | Robots, Technology and Ethics | Scoop.it
In Harvard researcher Robert Wood’s lab, a robot the size of a quarter lifts off the ground, its wings a blur. This micromachine, or RoboBee,

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Preventing bees from dying may be a better solution, but this is also a way of protecting food security...

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In the Singularity Movement, Humans Are So Yesterday - NYTimes.com

In the Singularity Movement, Humans Are So Yesterday - NYTimes.com | Robots, Technology and Ethics | Scoop.it
The Singularity movement sees a time when human beings and machines will merge and overcome illness and perhaps death.

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IBM launches functioning brain-inspired chip | KurzweilAI

IBM launches functioning brain-inspired chip | KurzweilAI | Robots, Technology and Ethics | Scoop.it
IBM neurosynaptic chip (credit: IBM) IBM announced today, August 7, the first computer chip to achieve one million programmable “neurons,” 256 million

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