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Robotic ants building homes on Mars?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Recent discoveries of water and Earth-like soil on Mars have set imaginations running wild that human beings may one day colonise the Red Planet. However, the first inhabitants might not be ...

dateOct 21, 2008 in Robotics
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Dutch robot Flame walks like a human

Researcher Daan Hobbelen of TU Delft has developed a new, highly-advanced walking robot: Flame. This type of research, for which Hobbelen will receive his PhD on Friday 30 May, is important as it provides ...

dateMay 22, 2008 in Robotics
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Robot Salamander May Give Evolution Clues

A group of European researchers has developed a spinal cord model of the salamander and implemented it in a novel amphibious salamander-like robot. The robot changes its speed and gait in response to simple ...

dateMar 08, 2007 in Robotics
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Robotic whiskers can sense 3D environment

Many mammals use their whiskers to explore their environment and to construct a three-dimensional image of their world. Rodents, for example, use their whiskers to determine the size, shape and texture of objects, and seals ...

dateOct 08, 2006 in Robotics
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Robots duke it out in Germany for RoboCup

In 2050, soccer and robot fans may soon be rooting for their favorite teams in a Cup game of human world soccer champion teams vs. a team of fully autonomous humanoid robots -- that's at least the ultimate vision of the RoboCup ...

dateJun 13, 2006 in Robotics
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ATR, Honda Develop New Brain-Machine Interface

Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) and Honda Research Institute Japan Co. (HRI) have collaboratively developed a new “Brain Machine Interface” (BMI) for manipulating robots ...

dateMay 24, 2006 in Robotics
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