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South Koreans triumph in US robot challenge

South Korean boffins carried home the $2 million top prize Saturday after their robot triumphed in a disaster-response challenge inspired by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan.

dateJun 07, 2015 in Robotics
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Living Safely with Robots, Beyond Asimov's Laws

(PhysOrg.com) -- "In 1981, a 37-year-old factory worker named Kenji Urada entered a restricted safety zone at a Kawasaki manufacturing plant to perform some maintenance on a robot. In his haste, he failed to completely turn ...

dateJun 22, 2009 in Robotics feature
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Vivid on-line videos demonstrate Superbot progress

Wei-Min Shen of the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute recently reported to NASA significant progress in developing "SuperBot," identical modular units that plug into each other to create robots ...

dateFeb 21, 2007 in Robotics
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