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Ecoppia E4 Robots Clean Solar Panels Without Using Water

04/02/2014, Israel is a hotbed of technology and research, being an oasis of sorts in the desert, too. Still, water is a precious commodity, and all effort must be made to conserve as much water as possible. Ketura Sun, a large commercial solar field in Israel, has a...

Crabster Robot Could Change The Way We Explore Underwater Sites

03/28/2014, This looks like one of those headcrabs from Half-Life, albeit it being a mechanized one. Known as the Crabster, this is a robotic wonder which has the ability to revolutionize underwater exploration, thanks to the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and...

SociBot Mini Predicts Emotions, “Wears” Human Faces

03/27/2014, It goes without saying that the modern day computer interface has come a long way from the humble days of the typewriter, and a possible area to explore in the future could be social hardware – the software’s already in place with the likes of...

Glaucus Robot Can Be Inflated, Looks Soft And Squishy

03/26/2014, When we talk about robots, most of the time the images that come into one’s mind are those that hail from the likes of the Transformers, or perhaps even movies such as Pacific Rim and Real Steel. Well, aren’t robots supposed to be built that way...

Droplet Robot Sprinkler Delivers Efficiency In Watering Plants

03/25/2014, Robots are here to stay, that goes without saying. The thing is, just what is the extent that you would want a particular robot to help you out around the house? Some chores like vacuuming the floor can be left entirely to the robot vacuum cleaner to get...

Masked Animatronic Robot Dances In An Extremely Lifelike Manner

03/24/2014, The uncanny valley is not a physical place, but rather, it is the idea of a robot being so human-like in behavior, that it can get rather creepy to boot. Artist Jordan Wolfson has crossed into such a territory as you can see from the video above, where...

Bionic Handling Assistant A Glimpse To A Doc Ock Future

03/24/2014, It was four years back that a certain German engineering firm known as Festo thought up of a concept for a robotic arm. This particular idea of theirs seemed to be an amalgamation of an iron snake, a mechanical claw, as well as a tentacle straight out of...

New Drone Could Usher In A Modern Day Quidditch Equivalent

03/23/2014, I am not quite sure about you, but for most of the time, humanity has had their feed grounded. Yes sir, grounded when we play games, ranging from soccer to football, basketball, and others as the force of gravity helps keep everything and everyone rooted...

U.S. Navy Tests Out Firefighting Robot

03/20/2014, When you hear of a former United States naval vessel being set on fire later this coming August, fret not, it is not a naval exercise that had gone awry, and neither is it a successful terrorist attack, but rather, the U.S. Navy intends to use it as a...

Robot Writer Publishes Earthquake Story On LA Times

03/18/2014, The world is full of firsts, and this time around, the Los Angeles Times happens to be the first newspaper in the world to publish a story concerning an earthquake which did send some TV anchors scurrying away, courtesy of a robot writer. This is made...

Drone Flies Into An Active Volcano, Lives To Tell The Tale

03/18/2014, Drones can be used for a variety of things. They can be used in warfare, and they can be used in everyday life such as delivering beer to delivering parcels bought on Amazon. Then it also seems that it can be used to help document events in life which...

CUBESTORMER 3 Crushes World Record In Solving Rubik’s Cube

03/16/2014, It was just a few days ago when we brought you word that the CUBESTORMER 3 robot was being prepared to potentially smash whatever world records that stand in its way, especially when it comes to solving the Rubik’s Cube. Well, it seems that this...

CUBESTORMER 3 Intends To Solve Rubik’s Cube

03/13/2014, What are some of the hardest puzzles that you have played with in the past, especially during your younger days? I am quite sure that for many of us, it is the Rubik’s Cube that has confounded us for a fair number of years, until frustration reaches a...

Roboclams To Function As Smart Anchors

03/13/2014, Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, or so the saying goes, and when it comes to the realm of science, why reinvent the wheel when nature already provides us with the relevant examples of how to run things efficiently? Want to fly? Look to the...