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Printing the 'soft' robots of the future

Three-dimensional printing offers unique advantages, but still faces many challenges, for fabricating small, flexible robots that can navigate through the human body and other confined spaces, according to a review in the ...

dateMar 12, 2018 in Engineering
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Video: Tour a Mars robot test lab

NASA's InSight lander looks a bit like an oversized crane game: when it lands on Mars this November, its robotic arm will be used to grasp and move objects on another planet for the first time.

dateMar 09, 2018 in Space Exploration
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Robots and workers of the world, unite!

Robots are already changing the way we work—particularly in factories—but worries that they will steal our jobs are only part of the picture, as new technologies are also opening up workplace opportunities for workers ...

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Robotics
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The robots will see you now

For more than a decade, biomimetic robots have been deployed alongside live animals to better understand the drivers of animal behavior, including social cues, fear, leadership, and even courtship. The encounters have always ...

dateFeb 07, 2018 in Robotics
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