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Undersea Robot Just Delivered 100,000 Heat-Resistant Baby Corals to the Great Barrier Reef

The briefcase-sized robot dispersed over 100,000 coral larvae across Australian reefs – and if it proves to be successful, it could just be the beginning.

Disabled Workers Can Fulfill Their Love of Catering by Controlling Restaurant Robots From Home

This robot café could offer a creative new avenue of income and social interaction to disabled people who can no longer work in a restaurant setting.

Watch NASA Scientists’ Emotional Reaction to Successfully Landing Robot on Surface of Mars

The researchers had to orchestrate their robot's landing sequence after it hit the Martian atmosphere going 12,300 miles per hour – and they succeeded.

Thousands of Leading AI Researchers Sign Pledge Against Lethal Robots

Over 2,400 leading leading scientists and researchers specializing in artificial intelligence have taken a firm stance against wielding their technology in a lethal way. Demis...

Solar-Powered, Weed-Killing Robots Could Save Farmers Billions of Dollars on Herbicides

Instead of charging farmers money for blindly spraying an entire crop field with herbicide, these autonomous robots are ready to disrupt a multi-billion dollar agrochemical industry.

Watch Crowd of Curious Cats and Their Startled Reaction to a Fearsome Robot Vacuum

Did you know laughing is good for your health? Well, that's what we keep telling ourselves every time we find ourselves watching cat videos on company time.

Robot Becomes Part of the Community After Easing Daily Burden of Water Collection in Remote Village

“Husky” the robot was sent to help villagers in rural southern India – and his handiness made him a welcomed part of the community.

Tabletop Robotic Arm Reduces Language Barrier, Turns Speech into Sign Language

These engineering students noticed a significant shortage of sign language interpreters in the world – which is why they created a robotic arm to...

White House Intervenes to Grant Rejected Afghan Girls Entry to U.S. for Robotics Contest

The Trump Administration overturned its recent decision to deny the visas of a female team of Afghani students participating in a world robotics competition. The...

Watch Mom With Dementia React to Being Given Robotic Cat

This 81-year-old with dementia has been a lifelong cat lover – so when she was given this new robotic furry friend, she was delighted. Virginia Smith...

These American Teens Just Took First Place in World Robotics Championship

A group of Cleveland teens were overwhelmed with emotion as they beat out 20,000 other students to claim top prize at the FIRST Robotics...

Rudolph Has Nothing on Tech Firm’s Prancing Robot Reindeer–Watch

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDZu04v7_hc&w=560&h=315]   If all the other reindeer thought Rudolph was different, wait till they see Santa's new robot helpers. Boston Dynamics, a tech company specializing in...

US to Cover Cost of Robotic Legs for Some Paralyzed Veterans

American veterans with spinal cord injuries may soon be back on their feet, thanks to robotic legs and the Veterans Administration (VA). The VA has...

Going His Way? Robot is Hitchhiking Across the U.S. And Needs a Lift

We’ve all been warned not to pick up hitchhiking strangers — and few of them are stranger than this dude. But trust us, it’s perfectly...

Robots Will 3-D Print a Bridge over Amsterdam Canal Using Molten Steel (WATCH)

A revolutionary bridge project in the Netherlands will use 3-D printing robots spewing molten steel to create their own rails as they go–carrying themselves...

The Robotic Baby Penguin That Spies For Scientists 

Yvon Le Maho, who has been studying penguins for more than 40 years, knows that humans make penguins very skittish so it is difficult...

USC Surgeon is First to Use Robotics to Remove Kidney Tumor in Outpatient Surgery

Keck Medical Center of the University of Southern California (USC) is the first medical center in the world to use new robotic technology in...
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Firefighting Robot Can Walk Through Flames

Fighting fires, with their extreme unpredictability, high temperatures and the resulting damage to structures, can prove challenging for even the most seasoned firefighter. Autonomous...
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Engineering Students Design Robotic Arm for Teen With Brittle Bones

It was a big day for Dee Faught when a team of Rice University students gave him a helping hand. In fact, they gave...
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Students Create Robotic Locker Opener for Disabled Classmate

Muscular dystrophy robbed Nick Torrance of his ability to walk, which would be hard enough for a teenager to handle. But it also hindered...