Archive: 18/06/2008

Tartalo the robot is knocking on your door

A research team from the University of the Basque Country, led by Basilio Sierra, is devising a robot that can get around by itself. Tartalo is able to identify different places and ask permission before going through a doorway.

dateJun 18, 2008 in Robotics
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Unlocking genome of world's worst insect pest

The Australian Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator the Hon Kim Carr, said โ€“ at the BIO 2008 International Convention in San Diego, California โ€“ that the team was expected to sequence the moth's ...

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Birds communicate reproductive success in song

Some migratory songbirds figure out the best place to live by eavesdropping on the singing of others that successfully have had baby birds โ€“ a communication and behavioral trait so strong that researchers playing recorded ...

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