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Japan Accepts American Challenge To Giant Robot Fight

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – Think of it as a rematch of the Women’s World Cup — robot style! Japanese engineers have accepted a challenge from an American company to duel with giant robots. It all started […]

07/07/2015

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Researchers Developing Robots That Can ‘Interact With People Naturally’

The concept of robots is fascinating to many and now researchers are trying to make them not only cool, but smart too.

05/31/2015

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Navy Debuts Robot That Can Fight Fires Aboard Ships

The Navy has developed a prototype of a man-sized robot to do one of the most dangerous jobs aboard a ship: Fighting a fire.

02/14/2015

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Now in Aisle 3 at Lowe’s: Robots

The robots are coming. Lowe’s is testing whether new bots on wheels can improve its customer service, like helping a shopper find a match for something as simple as a nail.

10/28/2014

Turn your back on this seemingly flat piece of hardware, and it just might fold itself into a crab and scuttle away. (Screen grab from ScienceMag.org)

Scientists Make Cheap, Fast Self-Assembling Robots

In what may be the birth of cheap, easy-to-make robots, researchers have created complex machines that transform themselves from little more than a sheet of paper and plastic into walking automatons.

08/07/2014

The biggest thing in operating rooms these days is a million-dollar, multi-armed robot named da Vinci, used in nearly 400,000 surgeries nationwide last year — triple the number just four years earlier. (Photo by John Stillwell - Pool /Getty Images)

Robot Use In US Surgeries Increases Exponentially, FDA Reviews Spike In Reported Malfunctions

The biggest thing in operating rooms these days is a million-dollar, multi-armed robot named da Vinci, used in nearly 400,000 surgeries nationwide last year — triple the number just four years earlier.

04/09/2013

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Scientists Making Fishy Robots for Naval Research

An eel undulating through coastal waters, powered by batteries and checking for mines. A jellyfish is actually a surveillance robot, powered by the atoms around it. Fins pick up intelligence while propelling a robot bluegill sunfish.

10/23/2012