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How to make ethical robots

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the future according to robotics researchers, robots will likely fight our wars, care for our elderly, babysit our children, and serve and entertain us in a wide variety of situations. ...

Mar 12, 2012 3.9 / 5 (14) 37 | with audio podcast feature

Underwater glider sets 2 Antarctic firsts

Researcher Walker Smith of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, has been conducting shipboard studies of biological productivity in Antarctica's Ross Sea for the last three ...

Jan 19, 2011 not rated yet 0

Pioneering Deep-Sea Robot Lost at Sea

(PhysOrg.com) -- A pioneering deep-sea exploration robot -- one of the first successful submersible vehicles that was both unmanned and untethered to surface ships -- was lost at sea Friday, March 5, on a ...

Mar 09, 2010 4.9 / 5 (9) 3 | with audio podcast