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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...
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Youth Robotics Club Helps Paralyzed Cat

Nine-month-old Flipper the kitten was born with a twisted spine that makes it impossible for him to stand up -- or walk about without...
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Robot Built to Harvest Space Junk, Recycle Dead Satellite Parts

Earlier this year, a government agency known for its futuristic technologies, introduced its Phoenix program--an initiative that aims to "develop and demonstrate technologies to...
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Paralyzed Woman Now Eats and Writes Using Mind-Controlled Robot Arm

Researchers in the United States have developed a robotic arm controlled directly by thought with a level of agility closer than ever to a...

Paralyzed Person Can Use Brain Signals to Control Robot

Swiss scientists have demonstrated how a partially paralyzed person can control a robot using brain signals alone. The team at Switzerland’s Federal Institute of Technology...
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Robotic Surgery Brings Revolutionary Relief to Sleep Apnea Sufferers

A 32-year-old police officer hasn't benefitted from a good night's sleep in years. Suffering with sleep apnea, the only option for him was an...
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Wee Robot Wanders the Streets To Raise Money For Charity (Video)

The future of fundraising may conjure visions of Star Wars. Tim Pryde, a 21-year-old product-design student at the University of Dundee, in Scotland, built a...
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US Sending Robots to Japan to Help Nuclear Plant

The U.S. government is sending some robotic help to Japan to help regain control of the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant. A top Energy Department official...
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UK Team Builds Robot Fish to Detect Pollution

Robot fish developed by British scientists are to be released into the sea off north Spain to detect pollution. The team hopes to use...

Robot Offers Hip Surgery Success

"A surgical robot developed by UK scientists makes hip operations so simple even students get good results." (BBC Health)

Monkey Brains In U.S. Make Robot Walk In Japan

New research allows rhesus monkeys in North Carolina - just by thinking - to control robotic arms & legs all the way in Japan....

Robot Suits Offer Super Powers That Help Elderly

Japanese scientists showed off their intimidating and clunky AIR-PRESSURE ROBOT SUIT, designed to keep old people out of wheelchairs and on their own. In...

Homemade Robot Reacts to Bad News

"One student, for example, made a robot that sits on the side of the road and, when it sees a car going too fast,...

Aerial Robot Camera Helps to Fight Fires

It may look like an invention straight out of a science-fiction film, but a new remote-controlled helicopter robot is the latest gadget being used...

Forget the Zoos, Let’s Go to the Robotarium

I can imagine my kids screaming in the back seat, "Robotarium! Robotarium!" Their obsession demands a visit to the first zoo ever created to...