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Navy Will Give Nearsighted Minehunter Robotic Glasses

Navy Will Give Nearsighted Minehunter Robotic Glasses | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Wired News (blog)Navy Will Give Nearsighted Minehunter Robotic GlassesWired News (blog)By Spencer Ackerman The Navy will send a robotic sub -- shown here as a model -- to hunt buried mines.
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US Navy Robotics Developers Get New Playground

US Navy Robotics Developers Get New Playground | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The U.S. Navy opens a lab that models a number of Earth’s ecosystems, allowing scientists to test their robotics in a range of conditions. The U.S.
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3ders.org - Customize your own 3D printed robot doll | 3D Printing news

3ders.org - Customize your own 3D printed robot doll | 3D Printing news | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it

Customize your own 3D printed Arduino-controlled robot doll!

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PETMAN Robot Climbs Stairs In New VIDEO From DARPA

PETMAN Robot Climbs Stairs In New VIDEO From DARPA | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
In the event of a zombie apocalypse, popular lore suggests building a moat to protect yourself—in the case of a robot rebellion, climbing a flight of stairs was once thought to do the trick.
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Let’s Make Robots!

Let’s Make Robots! | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Let’s Make Robots is a free, volunteer-based community of people who make robots. They have tips and instructions, project pages, forums, and many other resources for members. Membership is free, of course.
We have many other resources for aspiring robot builders here at Ponoko. Take a look at our new Arduino and Electronics+Robotics blog categories and the huge selection of electronics parts we now offer from Sparkfun. Last but certainly not least you can have all your custom parts and casings laser cut with Ponoko Make.
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Quadrocopters Team Up

Quadrocopters Team Up | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it

UPenn's GRASP lab provides amazing video of swarm quad-copters cooperating to construct "buildings."

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Robots face off in soccer competitions in Iran

Robots face off in soccer competitions in Iran | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
New York Daily NewsRobots face off in soccer competitions in IranNew York Daily NewsBy Ehab Zahriyeh / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Spectators watch as robots from the team of "Qazvin Islamic Azad" university in Iran and the "Dutch Nao Team" from the Van Amsterdam...
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This Ingenius Robot Rolls, Unfolds, Then Scampers

This Ingenius Robot Rolls, Unfolds, Then Scampers | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Co.DesignThis Ingenius Robot Rolls, Unfolds, Then ScampersCo.DesignWhen we consider the future of robots, it's often one full of androids. We imagine mechanical beings that look like ourselves.
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USFIRST.org

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FIRST designs accessible, innovative programs that build not only science and technology skills and interests, but also self-confidence, leadership, and life skills.

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Disaster zone robots to compete

Disaster zone robots to compete | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The Pentagon announces a $2m competition to develop robots able to drive vehicles and use tools in disaster-hit areas.
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World’s First Robot With Artificial Human Bones And Muscles

World’s First Robot With Artificial Human Bones And Muscles | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
World’s First Robot With Artificial Human Bones And Muscles - DesignTAXI.com (RT @designtaxi: #Recap - Now robots get bones and muscles, too http://t.co/r34S6PFy...)...
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Humanoid robots are the theme for DARPA's next Grand ...

Humanoid robots are the theme for DARPA's next Grand ... | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Humanoid Robot developed for DARPA by SRI International (Via SRI International) DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) has had a host of 'Grand Challenges' since their.
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Schools, industry partnering for robotics center - Marion Star

Schools, industry partnering for robotics center - Marion Star | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Schools, industry partnering for robotics centerMarion StarRobotWorx is an industrial partner in the robotics center that will be built at Tri-Rivers Career Center.
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Ultra Realistic Dental Training Robot

DigInfo TV - http://diginfo.tv 29/6/2011 Showa University, The Yoshida Dental MFG, Orient Industry, Waseda University, Kogakuin University, tmsuk Showa Hanako 2 (I favorited a @YouTube video http://t.co/r4pd2vT2 ...
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A new twist on an old idea

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A ROBOT’S hand is one of the most important parts of its anatomy. Indeed, it defines the machine’s capabilities.

Instead of powerful pulling motors, this arm uses twisting ones for power! 

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3D Printing Gets Real, and Real Silly: Build Your Own Robot

3D Printing Gets Real, and Real Silly: Build Your Own Robot | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Yes indeed, you can design your own robot and they will print it out and mail it to you. Could This Be The Killer App?
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Truss-crawling robots build their own structure to climb on « Ponoko – Blog

Truss-crawling robots build their own structure to climb on « Ponoko – Blog | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it

These truss-climbing robots build their own structures as they move.

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Swarm Robots team up to conquer… a bookshelf « Ponoko – Blog

Swarm Robots team up to conquer… a bookshelf « Ponoko – Blog | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it

Swarmanoid - a collection of individual swarm robots that cooperate to find and retrieve an object from an unstructured environment.

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Forget RoboCop: Robo-guard Patrols Korean Prisons, Forsees Trouble

Forget RoboCop: Robo-guard Patrols Korean Prisons, Forsees Trouble | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
This prison guard robot not only keeps you in check behind bars, but can also read your body language for trouble.
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3D Printable Robots Get NSF Research Funding

3D Printable Robots Get NSF Research Funding | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
ZME Science (blog)3D Printable Robots Get NSF Research FundingDesign NewsA research program that aims to let consumers produce their own customized robots with 3D printers and paper hopes to create a platform that allows people to identify household...
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Robot Virtual Worlds Release at Robotics Academy Blog

Robot Virtual Worlds Release at Robotics Academy Blog | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Robot Virtual Worlds (RVW) has announced a new release scheduled for this Friday, April 13, 2012! Among the modifications in this release are new utility tables, new challenges, and new robots! Check out the blog release ...
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Robot Helicopters to Hunt Pirates With Lasers

Robot Helicopters to Hunt Pirates With Lasers | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Pirates seeking plunder on the high seas might soon be caught by the U.S. Navy’s autonomous “robocopters,” equipped with 3D imaging laser technology.
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Robotic Octopus Takes First Tentacled Steps

Robotic Octopus Takes First Tentacled Steps | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The European Octopus Project has stuck eight soft tentacles together to make a walking roboctopus.
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Contest to Develop Robots to Work in Disaster Areas

Contest to Develop Robots to Work in Disaster Areas | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The Pentagon’s research and development agency is to announce a competition to design specialized robots that can work in disaster zones while operating common tools and vehicles.
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How Robots Create Jobs « Robots in America

How Robots Create Jobs « Robots in America | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
In a similar way, robots or “iron workers” have created a similar dynamic in recent decades. It is true that many “manual hands work” related jobs were threatened by the efficiencies of robots. Robots have irrefutable benefits ...
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