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If military robot falls, it can get itself up

Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have developed software to ensure that if a robot falls, it can get itself back up, meaning future military robots ...

dateAug 28, 2018 in Robotics
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Talking to an android: Meet ERICA

We've all tried talking with devices, and in some cases they talk back. But, it's a far cry from having a conversation with a real person. Now, a research team from Kyoto University, Osaka University, and the Advanced Telecommunications ...

dateAug 22, 2018 in Robotics Computer Sciences
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Image: DLR's Rollin' Justin robot

This Friday 17 August, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will be directing this humanoid robot Rollin' Justin – based in the DLR German Aerospace Center establishment in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany – from aboard the International ...

dateAug 16, 2018 in Space Exploration
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Hairy robot

The University of Texas at Arlington has patented a smart skin, created by a UTA researcher, that will give robots more sensitive tactile feeling than humans.

dateAug 09, 2018 in Robotics Engineering
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A kernel of promise in popcorn-powered robots

Cornell researchers have discovered how to power simple robots with a novel substance that, when heated, can expand more than 10 times in size, change its viscosity by a factor of 10 and transition from regular to highly ...

dateAug 02, 2018 in Robotics
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