News tagged with robotic systems

Scientists, lawyers mull effects of home robots

(AP) -- Eric Horvitz illustrates the potential dilemmas of living with robots by telling the story of how he once got stuck in an elevator at Stanford Hospital with a droid the size of a washing machine.

dateDec 05, 2009 in Robotics
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UCI robot to aid brain research

(PhysOrg.com) -- A robot powered by a computerized model of a rodent brain will help researchers from UC Irvine and UC San Diego understand how people recognize and adapt to change.

dateNov 04, 2009 in Robotics
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Fantastic Voyage

By travelling to the outer solar system, the two Voyager spacecraft allowed us to see amazing details of far-distant planets and moons.

dateNov 02, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Oases for Life on the Mid-Caymen Rise

A team of oceanographers and astrobiologists is currently exploring one of the deepest points in the Caribbean Sea. Follow their blog as they search for life in this extreme seafloor environment.

dateOct 21, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Is Your Microrobot Up for the (NIST) Challenge?

(PhysOrg.com) -- The scientists and engineers who introduced the world to tiny robots demonstrating soccer skills are creating the next level of friendly competition designed to advance microrobotics -- the ...

dateOct 20, 2009 in Engineering
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Researchers unveil whiskered robot rat

A team of scientists have developed an innovative robot rat which can seek out and identify objects using its whiskers. The SCRATCHbot robot will be demonstrated this week at an international workshop looking ...

dateJun 30, 2009 in Robotics
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