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Can Amazon Build a Home Robot That Is Useful and Affordable?

Domestic robots are hard, but rumor has it that Amazon wants in

8 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Robot helps seriously ill Everton fan make history

A seriously ill teenage Everton fan made history on Monday by becoming the world's first 'virtual matchday mascot' ahead of his beloved team's home Premier League match with Newcastle United.

Mon 23 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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Watch your step: How vision leads locomotion

Using new technologies to track how vision guides foot placement, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin come one step closer in determining what is going on in the brain while we ...

Mon 23 Apr 18 from Medical Xpress

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Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker...

Japanese construction company Shimizu says robots that can weld, lift and bolt are being developed to help bridge labor shortages at Japanese construction sites.

Mon 23 Apr 18 from Daily Mail

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Robot designed for faster, safer uranium plant pipe cleanup

Ohio crews cleaning up a massive former Cold War-era uranium enrichment plant in Ohio plan this summer to deploy a high-tech helper: an autonomous, radiation-measuring robot that will roll through ...

Sat 21 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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Sony Partners With CMU to Develop Food Prep and Delivery Robots

A research agreement on robotics and AI will result in robot waiters and chefs

Mon 23 Apr 18 from IEEE Spectrum

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Nintendo Labo review

Im here to tell you first-hand: Nintendo Labo is no joke. Im a grown-up human person, who has spent many hours of his life building things: office furniture, websites, a model of the Batmobile ...

Fri 20 Apr 18 from TechCrunch

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New Lego Education Sets Send You Rocketing Into Space

Lego and First are kicking off a new, space-themed challenge with Mission Moon and Into Orbit. The post New Lego Education Sets Send You Rocketing Into Space appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Fri 20 Apr 18 from Extremetech

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Invertebrates inspire next-gen warfare

The American military is embracing the flexible potential of soft robotics. Andrew Masterson reports.

Wed 18 Apr 18 from Cosmos Magazine

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