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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...

Samsung’s robot patent mimics human walk

06/21/2012, When we talk about Samsung, I would say that it is rather rare to read about robots instead of the next big and slim TV or Android-powered smartphone. However, we have come across news about Samsung’s recently published patent applications –...

SimBaby robot baby helps train doctors and nurses

06/21/2012, The world of robots have definitely advanced to a degree where surgeons and doctors are now able to perform their fair share of surgery and diagnosis without doing so on an actual patient. What about smaller sized patients like babies? Well, a SimBaby...

Are insect robots the future of military drones?

06/19/2012, If you are talking about big boys’ toys, then surely being part of the military’s hush-hush research and development team would place you squarely in the front line of being able to play with such new technology. While UAVs (Unmanned Aerial...

BoxingBots let you do the dirty without getting hurt physically

06/19/2012, One look at the BoxingBots in the video above, and surely you would have thought about the Hugh Jackman movie, Real Steel? How about turning back the clock even further, with The Island in mind, where Ewan and Scarlett duke it out in a virtual ring with...

Mexican jumping beans to influence robot design?

06/18/2012, What do Mexican jumping beans and robots have in common? Not much at this point in time, but one should not rule out the possibility of Mexican jumping beans acting as a design influence in future robots. A new study by researchers concern the seemingly...

Flying robot continues flying even after crash

06/15/2012, The classical story of Icarus flying too close to the sun, having his wax wings melt after that before plunging to his death is a grim reminder that things do go wrong sometimes, and it would be good to have a failsafe introduced somewhere in the system....

Takara Tomy unveils Omnibot toy robot

06/15/2012, Takara Tomy, a name that is well known in the world of toys, has managed to wow the crowds over at the Tokyo Toy Show 2012 with the I-SODOG. Just what is the I-SODOG? It is a toy that is said to be small enough to fit in the palm of your hand –...