Category: Robotics

Synthetic muscle breakthrough could lead to ‘lifelike’ robots

Synthetic muscle breakthrough could lead to 'lifelike' robots
A breakthrough in soft robotics means scientists are now one step closer to creating lifelike machines. Researchers at Columbia Engineering
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A robot conductor led a live orchestra performance

A robot conductor led a live orchestra performance
Just a month after humanoid robot Pepper conducted a Buddhist burial ceremony, a robo-contemporary has conducted the world-renowned Lucca Philharmonic
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The reborn Lily drone isn’t what you were expecting

The reborn Lily drone isn't what you were expecting
To say that Lily drone backers were disappointed would be an understatement. They were promised a cutting-edge machine only to
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Robots are now better at targeting individual neurons than people are

Robots are now better at targeting individual neurons than people are
The brain is a delicate thing, and scientists keep looking for high tech ways to make it easier and safer
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These tiny modular ‘microbots’ can change shape to capture single cells

These tiny modular ‘microbots’ can change shape to capture single cells
In a video out of North Carolina State University and Duke, five tiny cubes float freely under a microscope. Suddenly
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Auris Surgical Robotics, founded by superstar Fred Moll, has quietly closed on a ton of money

Auris Surgical Robotics, founded by superstar Fred Moll, has quietly closed on a ton of money
Auris Surgical Robotics, a 10-year-old, San Carlos, Ca.-based surgical robotics company that was founded by serial entrepreneur Frederic Moll, has
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iRobot’s CEO says the company never planned to sell Roomba home mapping data

iRobot’s CEO says the company never planned to sell Roomba home mapping data
This was not the conversation iRobot CEO Colin Angle expected to have this week. In the past few days, iRobot
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Russian scientists put a defibrillator on a drone

Russian scientists put a defibrillator on a drone
In what looks like a potentially useful use of drone technology, Russian scientists at the Moscow Technology Institute have stuck
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iRobot to acquire its biggest European distributor for $141M

iRobot to acquire its biggest European distributor for $141M
Consumer robot maker iRobot is to acquire its largest European distributor, Robopolis, in a cash deal worth $141 million. The
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The Envirobot robo-eel slithers along the shore for science

The Envirobot robo-eel slithers along the shore for science
The next time you’re swimming in Lake Geneva, don’t be surprised when you feel something eel-like and yet artificial touch
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Drone registration coming to the UK

Drone registration coming to the UK
The UK government has announced a plan to require drone owners to register their devices. It says the incoming rules
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