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Simple robot smart enough to sniff out underwater mines

07/09/2012, Landmines that were dropped many decades ago in certain countries during times of war are still active – and concerted efforts are still being made so that no one else gets maimed. British students have come up with a robot that was built using...

Hamilton robot capable of detecting and treating breast cancer

07/09/2012, Cancer is considered to be a four letter word to many, and some say that it is a death sentence. Do you agree? I have had family and friends fall to the scourge of cancer over the years that passed by, and they do say that detecting cancer early enough is...

Eye muscle replicated by piezoelectric materials

07/06/2012, Researchers have successfully replicated the muscle motion of the human eye which is used to control camera systems thanks to the wonders of piezoelectric materials, and this new discovery will be used to improve the operation of robots. How so? How about...

Scientists develop ‘’most realistic’ robot legs ever

07/06/2012, According to a bunch of US experts, they have laid claim to what they deem as the most biologically-accurate robotic legs to date. They wrote about this particular achievement in the Journal of Neural Engineering, where they claimed that their work would...

Brain scanner links man to robot

07/05/2012, The whole idea of using one’s brains to control a particular object is close to our hearts – after all, who does not want seemingly supernatural or superhuman powers? Well, it seems that scientists have managed to figure out how one is able to use...

SHIRI robot butt actually fears, and responses with emotion

07/05/2012, Strange, I was just watching Terminator 2 yesterday evening, and it was interesting to see a young punk of John Connor teaching the T-800 different nuances of human emotions and responses, even asking him to smile. Robots do not feel as they are machines,...

Robot to fill potholes and clean city roads?

07/04/2012, Filling up potholes can be quite the thankless job for local municipal councils, but it is a necessary job that needs to be done. Sometimes, it can get quite hot and sweltering under the unforgiving afternoon sun, and here we are with a robot that could...

Mahoro lab android performs dangerous lab work

07/04/2012, Work in the laboratory can be pretty routine at times, and sometimes, it can be very difficult – and dangerous. However, what happens when we can conduct experiments in a far safer manner – that is, not using humans but robots instead? This is...

AndyVision robots might spell end of retail assistants

07/03/2012, Are robots slowly but surely taking over the whole world? That does seem to be the case from what we have seen in the movies – they might end up subjugating mankind like in Terminator 2: Judgment Day, or they could help us out as droids, ala Star...

Robot learns about body language

06/29/2012, If there is one thing that robots need to do in order to enter the uncanny valley deeper than ever before, they would need to pick up the nuances of a human’s body language. Yes sir, that is right – robots still have no idea on how to figure...

Popchilla robot toy might be able to help autistic children

06/29/2012, When it comes to teaching kids, the element needed the most would be love – you can have the best tools in the world alongside the most effective method, but if it lacks love, then that’s the end of it. However, if you do have the love to...

Robot hand wins every time at Rock, Paper, Scissors game

06/26/2012, When you were a kid, and the last slice of pizza is lying down there in such an inviting manner, leaving you and your brother eyeing it – there was only one way to resolve the dispute without invoking the higher powers of dad and mom. Rock, Paper,...

First robotic liver procedure happens in Italy

06/25/2012, When it comes to modern medical science and procedure, you know for sure that we have surely come a long way since the Middle Ages, and there is no need to bleed a person for just about any and every ailment. Instead, here we are with word that Italy will...

Robots to arrange rooms according to your needs

06/22/2012, Robots are pretty handy devices to own, but perhaps here is something that you might want to take note for the future. Researchers who currently spend the better part of their day in the Personal Robotics Lab, are working hard to include the human element...