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'Squishy' robot fingers aid deep sea exploration

During a 2014 talk on his exploration of deep-sea coral reefs, Baruch College marine biologist David Gruber showed a video of clunky robotic hands collecting fragile specimens of coral and sponges from the ocean floor. Harvard ...

dateJan 20, 2016 in Robotics
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Robot innovation automates short production runs

The quick-control system developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd slashes substantially the programming time for industrial robots, enabling the use of automation also in short production runs of single-item ...

dateJan 11, 2016 in Robotics
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Scientists unveil social and telepresence robots

Say hello to Nadine, a "receptionist" at Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore). She is friendly, and will greet you back. Next time you meet her, she will remember your name and your previous conversation with ...

dateDec 29, 2015 in Robotics
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