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Using robots to study evolution

A new paper by OIST's Neural Computation Unit has demonstrated the usefulness of robots in studying evolution. Published in PLOS ONE, Stefan Elfwing, a researcher in Professor Kenji Doya's Unit, has succes ...

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Robots learning to work with humans

With the advent of "inherently safe" robots, industrial designers are changing their ideas about the factory of the future. Robots such as ABB's Frida and the Baxter robot from MIT spinoff Rethink Robotics ...

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Rocking robot pays tribute to Robyn

When a team of mechatronics students built a robot dedicated to Robyn, they didn't expect the pop star to become personally involved. The dancing "Robyt" makes its world debut this week and earns props from ...

Mar 14, 2014 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

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Helping robots learn to walk

Fully autonomous robots could transform the way we live, but so far such machines remain beyond the reach of our most advanced technologies. Existing robots are generally limited to performing simple, well-structured ...

Low Vitamin D may not be a culprit in menopause symptoms

Astronomers: 'Tilt-a-worlds' could harbor life

Robotic fish aids understanding of how animals move

The weakly electric black ghost knifefish of the Amazon basin has inspired Northwestern University's Malcolm MacIver and an interdisciplinary team of researchers to develop agile fish robots that could lead to a vast improvement ...

What to expect from Dyson's new robotics lab

James Dyson's decision to fund a robotics laboratory at Imperial College London may not lead to the super advanced robot friends of our dreams, but what he has planned could make robotic domestic appliances ...

NASA Cassini images may reveal birth of a Saturn moon

UN weather agency warns of 'El Nino' this year

Prolonged, heavy bleeding during menopause is common

Real- life RoboCop to be tested (w/ Video)

Researchers and students in FIU's Discovery Lab have developed the initial prototype of a TeleBot—which combines telepresence and robotics—to allow disabled police and military personnel to serve as patrol officers.

Winning idea: Robot museum tour of Tate after dark

(Phys.org) —A design trio called The Workers have won the IK Prize for their idea on how to apply digital innovation to enhance people's enjoyment of art. They have thought up a project to allow remotely ...

Chrono, the last piece of the circadian clock puzzle?

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