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Cyborg eye translates colours into sounds

Artist, cyborg, and Shamengo pioneer Neil Harbisson has invented a new way of seeing. Neil's "eyeborg" electronic eye, which is hardwired into his skull, tra...
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A Swarm of Nano Quadrotors

Experiments performed with a team of nano quadrotors at the GRASP Lab, University of Pennsylvania. Vehicles developed by KMel Robotics. Special thanks to Pro...
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With robots as friends, learning is play

With robots as friends, learning is play | Robots & Interreality | Scoop.it

nice infographic on thoughts of kids on robots as companions

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Soft Robot Walking and Crawling

Harvard researchers have created a soft robot inspired by animals like starfish and worms. Read more: http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/military-ro...
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Microbots Spin Molecules to Swim Through Blood Vessels and Make Repairs | Popular Science

Microbots Spin Molecules to Swim Through Blood Vessels and Make Repairs | Popular Science | Robots & Interreality | Scoop.it
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Video: A Robot That Can Figure Out New Tasks Based On the Ones It Knows | Popular Science

Video: A Robot That Can Figure Out New Tasks Based On the Ones It Knows | Popular Science | Robots & Interreality | Scoop.it
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Karakuri

Japan has always been on the forefront of cutting edge robotics. Its roots can be traced back 200-300 years during the Edo period when skilled craftsmen created automata (self-operating machines).
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Karakuri, the Clockwork Robots of Japan [Video]

So it seems that the Japanese obsession with robots goes back far longer than one might expect. For about 300 years, Japanese master craftsmen have produced clockwork automatons called karakuri.
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New Memory Device Feels Like Jell-O, Could Work Inside Your Body | Popular Science

New Memory Device Feels Like Jell-O, Could Work Inside Your Body | Popular Science | Robots & Interreality | Scoop.it
Like a delicious, biocompatible computer...
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iPhone cupcakes – Froot.nl

iPhone cupcakes –  Froot.nl | Robots & Interreality | Scoop.it
Wist je dat er een kampioenschap cupcakes decoreren bestond? Nee? Wij ook niet. De beker is binnen gesleept door Nick en Danielle Bilton met hun schattige iPhone cupcakes.
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Video: Ground-Based 'Bots Swarm to Assemble a Landing Pad for Their Quadcopter Friend | Popular Science

Video: Ground-Based 'Bots Swarm to Assemble a Landing Pad for Their Quadcopter Friend | Popular Science | Robots & Interreality | Scoop.it
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Cyborg insects

Read more: http://technology.newscientist.com/channel/tech/mg19726461.800-the-cyborg-animal-spies-hatching-in-the-lab.html Watch some cyborg insects that are...
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Study: Robots Inspire New Learning & Creativity Possibilities for Kids | Latitude Research°

In January 2012, Latitude Research completed a multi-phase innovation study (published in collaboration with LEGO® Learning Institute and Project Synthesis), Robots @ School, asking kids across the world to illustrate and write a story that answers this question: “What would happen if robots were a part of your everyday life—at school and beyond?”
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Mimbo the iPhone Robot Mimics Your Emotions

Mimbo the iPhone Robot Mimics Your Emotions | Robots & Interreality | Scoop.it
Interested in robotics? Check out Mimbo, a simple, iPhone-based robot in a cardboard body that mimics your facial expression.
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The bionic generation: More Britons than ever are using astonishing new prosthetics that 'think' like real limbs

The bionic generation: More Britons than ever are using astonishing new prosthetics that 'think' like real limbs | Robots & Interreality | Scoop.it
Matthew Newbury spent last weekend learning to ride a bike – one of life’s milestones but hardly a truly momentous event for most. Matthew, however, is 30.
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A Robot That Bakes Cookies From Scratch

A Robot That Bakes Cookies From Scratch | Robots & Interreality | Scoop.it
Students at MIT have successfully programmed a PR2 robot to bake cookies from scratch.
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Japan earthquake survivors find comfort in robot seals

Japan earthquake survivors find comfort in robot seals | Robots & Interreality | Scoop.it
Robotic therapeutic Paro pets befriend residents of retirement home 17 miles from stricken Fukushima nuclear plant...
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Festo's Robotic SmartBird Wants To Join The Flock | Fast Company

Festo's Robotic SmartBird Wants To Join The Flock | Fast Company | Robots & Interreality | Scoop.it
SmartBirdTaking to the skies over Edinburgh's Holyrood Park, a gossamer-winged mechanical bird (which we wrote about when it debuted, here) is mobbed by flocks of its living brethren.
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BBC News - Robots tackle football at RoboCup in Istanbul

BBC News - Robots tackle football at RoboCup in Istanbul | Robots & Interreality | Scoop.it
Why football is the perfect test of a robot's performance, both on the pitch and in the home.
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Virtual people to get ID checks

Virtual people to get ID checks | Robots & Interreality | Scoop.it
The faces and behaviour of online avatars could help identify the people controlling them, scientists believe.
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