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Robots Mimic Ant Colony Behavior

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The fact that robots can find their way through a maze without complex navigation strategies suggests the same is true for ants.

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Drones to the rescue

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Drones could soon be used to help find people missing in remote parts of the country.

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Commercial drones start test flights

North Dakota is home to the military's Predator drone and is one of six FAA approved test sites for unmanned aircraft systems.
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This drone can steal what's on your phone

This drone can steal what's on your phone | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Hackers have installed snooping technology on a drone that enable it to steal passwords, credit card information and more while flying high in the sky.
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Robots are starring in the cleanup Japan's Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant

Robots are starring in the cleanup Japan's Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear  plant | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Robots are crucial to the cleanup of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear-power plant, where several reactors had meltdowns three years ago, but they aren't miracle workers, and most do one specific task.
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Designing an Autonomous Transatlantic Boat

Designing an Autonomous Transatlantic Boat | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Some of you may have hear about Scout — The Autonomous Transatlantic Robot. She is a 12-foot long robotic solar-powered boat designed and built by 7 college/university students from the USA.
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Wave Robotics Release 2k14

Wave Robotics FRC2826 is Proud to announce their robot for Aerial Assist: Charybdis! For more update about Wave, please check out our Facebook page at https:...
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‘By your command!’ As it turns out, we’re happy to obey robots

‘By your command!’ As it turns out, we’re happy to obey robots | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Drivers obey the robots because unlike humans, they can't be reasoned with, bribed or distracted. Run the light and you might get a ticket. Or arrested. (RT @RobotList: 'By your command!
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Chinese test self-printing robots

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The Chinese scientists say the technology will eventually lead to creating more complex liquid metal objects, from 3D modeling units to “soft” robots.
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Proletarian Robots Getting Cheaper to Exploit

Proletarian Robots Getting Cheaper to Exploit | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The Moscow Times Proletarian Robots Getting Cheaper to Exploit (Video) The Moscow Times 500 participants from start-ups, research teams and established companies took part in the 2nd international robotics conference in Skolokovo on March 1,...
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9 Robots That Are Stealing Our Jobs

9 Robots That Are Stealing Our Jobs | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
9 Robots That Are Stealing Our Jobs AOL Jobs Kurzweil's predictions have pegged such a time as still being many years away (our brains will supposedly be powered by computers in 2035), but already in the here and now, we have early examples of how...
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Vikram Johnson's curator insight, March 5, 8:31 AM
When we think of robots, we feel a little uncomfortable. But just think that robot maybe stealing our jobs that would improve the lives of millions of people. Pretty soon our world will controlled by robots. The intergration of robots as doing humanly jobs has already begun, Stacked, a hamburger restaurant in Thousand Oaks no longer has waiters and waitresses taking your order, instead you order from an iPad. So just how dependent will we get on robots, only time will tell.
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Rise of the human exoskeletons

Rise of the human exoskeletons | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Wearable robots and mechanical body suits promise to augment our human powers (Wearable robots - hands on with the "Body Extender" and other exoskeleton examples
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Next-gen artificial limbs help amputees grab onto a better life

Next-gen artificial limbs help amputees grab onto a better life | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Next-gen artificial limbs are allowing amputees to regain lost function once provided by one of nature’s most complicated engineering feats: the human hand.
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Why Is Google Buying Up Robotics' Leading Companies?

Google has acquired Boston Dynamics- the makers of Big Dog, Sand Flea, Atlas, Cheetah, and other incredible androids and animal-like robots. Many of Boston d...
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6.) (video) Boston dynamics currently leads the robotics firm in the US. Created multiple animal-like robot, such as the cheetah, and are now involved in defense department for US services. Google is trying to buy them out along with many other robotics firms and are not afraid to spend money on projects.
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Firefighting Robot Prepares To Walk Through Flames

Firefighting Robot Prepares To Walk Through Flames | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The bot is designed to learn a ship's layout, move around autonomously and see through smoke.
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Watch this drone stun a man

Chaotic Moon Studios shows off a drone that can remotely stun a person, but its creators say it has applications beyond law enforcement.
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Robotic Fish Swims as Deftly as the Real Thing

Robotic Fish Swims as Deftly as the Real Thing | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
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Robotic Fish Swims as Deftly as the Real Thing
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“Because of their bodies' capability to bend and twist, these robots are capable of very compliant motion.
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Tiny aquatic bio-bots swim like sperm and are powered by heart cells

Tiny aquatic bio-bots swim like sperm and are powered by heart cells | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Imagine how helpful it might be if sperm-like machines could be used for applications such as delivering medication to targeted areas of the body. Well, tha...

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Federal Court Rules in Favor of Civilian Drone Use

Federal Court Rules in Favor of Civilian Drone Use | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Team Blacksheep’s lead pilot Raphael Parker flew his drone over the campus of the University of Virginia and incurred the first-ever FAA fine for civilian drone flight.
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Unmanned Technology Research Continues at Texas A&M-Corpus

Unmanned Technology Research Continues at Texas A&M-Corpus | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi continues its preparations to be fully operational as one of only six federal test sites for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with another series of test flight ...
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International Space Station's SPHERES robots to get new smarts

International Space Station's SPHERES robots to get new smarts | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
If you want to know how big the crew of the International Space Station (ISS) is at present, the answer depends on whether or not you're counting the robots on board. Some of the non-human residents will soon be getting ...
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Robots Will Be Smarter Than Us By 2029

According to Google's director of engineering and world leading futurologist Ray Kurzweil - by 2029 computers and robots will be much smarter than us. Althou...
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The future of robotics: an Iron Man-like exoskeleton

The future of robotics: an Iron Man-like exoskeleton | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
BBC News The future of robotics: an Iron Man-like exoskeleton moviepilot.com Italian scientists have built an Iron-Man-like wearable exoskeleton that allows its wearer to comfortably lift 50kg in each hand - and they claim it is the most...
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Web Series from an Eccentric Family of Robot Makers

The Siegels live a somewhat isolated life, living and running their business developing robotic and educational exhibits for museums from an abandoned school building they purchased.
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Facebook to buy solar drone company Titan Aerospace

Facebook to buy solar drone company Titan Aerospace | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Update: 11:55am - It’s now being reported that the purchase is going through.
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Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so…

Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so… | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Ray Kurzweil popularised the 'singularity' concept, when artificial intelligence overtakes human thinking. Now he is trying to make it a reality for Google. Carole Cadwalladr meets him

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