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Walking a marathon on robot legs

Walking a marathon on robot legs | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Five years ago, professional horse-rider Claire Lomas was told that she would never walk again. Now she is to attempt the London Marathon thanks to a pair of "robot legs".
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Wired control robot manual

Wired control robot manual | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Simple Wired� Robot Manual 4x2 or 4x4 ! dc gear motor 300rpm-1000rpm ...racing 4x4,robot mod,robot wars fight !If you want to make a robot at your hom...
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DARPA Issues Robotics Challenge | Engineering On The Edge

DARPA Issues Robotics Challenge | Engineering On The Edge | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
We've written before about the U.S. military's use of robots in combat, and the occasionally freaky robots under development for the Defense Department.
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GetRobo Blog English: RoboGames, Here We Come!

GetRobo Blog English: RoboGames, Here We Come! | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
RoboGames is this weekend and there are now at least 10 robots being flown over to California from Japan to participate in this annual robo-full event. Thanks to the efforts of the RoboGame organizers and Robots Dreams, there will be...
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Twitter / John Balash: Why are sex robots trendin ...

Why are sex robots trending on Yahoo!? Were there major advances in robotics overnight and I missed it? http://t.co/7SZU1wlN
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Why are sex robots trending on Yahoo!? Were there major advances in robotics overnight and I missed it? http://t.co/7SZU1wlN (Why are sex robots trending on Yahoo!? Were there major advances in robotics overnight and I missed it?
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You may not have realized how far the ASIMO robot has come.

You may not have realized how far the ASIMO robot has come. | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
You may not have realized how far the ASIMO robot has come.
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yanobe kenji’s Fire Breathing Robot Sculptures

yanobe kenji’s Fire Breathing Robot Sculptures | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Yanobe Kenji's incredible sculptures closely fits a modern Japanese consumer aesthetic.
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MIT and others launch a tech education revolution - Computerworld

MIT and others launch a tech education revolution - Computerworld | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
MIT and others launch a tech education revolutionComputerworldThis online course is no different than the circuits and electronics course taught to undergrads on campus, said Anant Agarwal, director of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial...
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DARPA Robotics Challenge: Q&A With the Program Manager ...

DARPA Robotics Challenge: Q&A With the Program Manager ... | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
The DARPA Robotics Challenge is decidedly not exclusive to humanoid systems. The three big ideas here are, first, we need robots that are compatible with shared environments, even though the environments are degraded, ...
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Ekso device helps the paralyzed walk at Good Shepherd

Ekso device helps the paralyzed walk at Good Shepherd | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a Philadelphia specialty health-care provider, began... (Amazing!

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3D printer creates drugs to order

3D printer creates drugs to order | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Glasgow have created a new 3D printing process that they say could lead to 'DIY drugstores' in the home.
Using a commercially-available 3D printer running open-source ...
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Robots dazzle spectators at Stanford block party, job fair

Robots dazzle spectators at Stanford block party, job fair | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Inventors, researchers and toymakers gathered at the third annual Robot Block Party to show off machines that do everything from dance to the King of Pop to help doctors perform precise surgical procedures.
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Robotics give ‘touch me not' the ability to flee from its threat

Robotics give ‘touch me not' the ability to flee from its threat | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Contraptions that allow humans to interact with plants or their environment are steadily gaining popularity. Plants like “touch me not” that react on human touch have always fascinated people.
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Gia's List: Anime's 6 Least Likely Robot Rebel Leaders

Gia's List: Anime's 6 Least Likely Robot Rebel Leaders | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Worried about the day when our machines decide they should destroy us before we destroy the world? Comfort yourself with these less-aggressive 'bots.
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MoNETA: A Mind Made from Memristors - IEEE Spectrum

MoNETA: A Mind Made from Memristors - IEEE Spectrum | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
DARPA's new memristor-based approach to AI consists of a chip that mimics how neurons process information (MoNETA: A Mind Made from Memristors.#DARPA "an artificial, generic creature known as an animat" http://t.co/0i5su1wo...
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Robotic Sharks

Dive in with NSF funded researcher John Long and his robotic sharks. A professor at Vassar College, Dr. Long and his team study real live sharks and their ve...
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Twitter / Juliette Zoe Wanyiri: Dr. Kamau Gachigi speaking ...

Dr. Kamau Gachigi speaking about #FabLabs at the robotics boot camp @spaceappschallenge @iHubResearch http://t.co/BlqNYlyc
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RoboGames Starts Today! - IEEE Spectrum

RoboGames Starts Today! - IEEE Spectrum | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
We'll be at RoboGames this entire weekend, watching robots try and beat each other to death in all sorts of different events (RT @IEEESpectrum: RoboGames Starts Today!
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Another robot joining us for Adults Only on 3 May, this time from RAL Space, who design interplanetary rovers http://ow.ly/apoaJ

Another robot joining us for Adults Only on 3 May, this time from RAL Space, who design interplanetary rovers http://ow.ly/apoaJ | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
RT @INTECH_science: Another robot joining us for Adults Only on 3 May, this time from RAL Space, who design interplanetary rovers http http://t.co/SfjTEEKN...
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Robotic Prison Guards Tested In South Korea [VIDEO]

Robotic Prison Guards Tested In South Korea [VIDEO] | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Three robotic prison guards are being tested at a prison in the South Korean city of Pohang.
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Finding ET may require giant robotic leap

Finding ET may require giant robotic leap | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Autonomous, self-replicating robots -- exobots -- are the way to explore the universe, find and identify extraterrestrial life and perhaps clean up space debris in the process, according to an engineer, who notes that the search for...
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Cognitive Robots is collaborating with Robosoft to enhance Kompai companion robot’s capabilities | Teresa Escrig

Cognitive Robots is collaborating with Robosoft to enhance Kompai companion robot’s capabilities | Teresa Escrig | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

The project is funded by the European Commission as part of a set of demonstrations, of the current capabilities of the robots (ECHORD Project called C-Kompai).

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Watch the Navy’s fire-fighting robot SAFFiR put...

Watch the Navy’s fire-fighting robot SAFFiR put out a fire (Video: Watch the Navy’s fire-fighting robot SAFFiR put out a fire http://t.co/n4ZrMO5g...)...
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Young Entrepreneurs Project's Business Plan Competition

Young Entrepreneurs Project's Business Plan Competition | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurship is a foundation of both hope and socio-economic mobility in the United States.
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