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Thursday December 18, 2014 @11:36AM After 40 Years As a Double Amputee, Man Gains Two Bionic Arms
Thursday December 04, 2014 @06:01PM Ocean-Going Robot Fleet Completes Fish Tracking Mission
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:19AM Kiva Systems Co-Founder: Drone Delivery Could Be As Low As 20 Cents Per Package
Monday November 17, 2014 @06:20PM Robots Put To Work On E-Waste
Sunday November 16, 2014 @06:55PM A Worm's Mind In a Lego Body
Saturday November 15, 2014 @08:17PM Low Cost Ground Robot Chassis That Can Traverse Challenging Obstacles
Friday November 14, 2014 @08:22AM Window Washing a Skyscraper Is Beyond a Robot's Reach
Wednesday November 05, 2014 @01:06PM Pacific Northwest Lab's Sensor-Packed Fish Gauges Hydropower Facilities
Monday November 03, 2014 @12:49PM China Plans To Build a Domestic Robotics Industry
Sunday October 19, 2014 @08:46AM Robot SmackDowns Wants To Bring Robot Death Matches To an Arena Near You
Saturday October 18, 2014 @09:56AM Researchers Scrambling To Build Ebola-Fighting Robots
Thursday October 09, 2014 @05:44PM Amazon Robot Picking Challenge 2015
Monday September 22, 2014 @01:38PM New Long-Range RFID Technology Helps Robots Find Household Objects
Friday September 12, 2014 @04:56PM Robot Operating System (ROS) to Officially Support ARM Processors
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @05:37PM Ireland To Host Robotic Sailing Championships
Monday August 25, 2014 @09:04AM Robo Brain Project Wants To Turn the Internet Into a Robotic Hivemind
Thursday August 14, 2014 @05:01PM A Thousand Kilobots Self-Assemble Into Complex Shapes
Friday August 01, 2014 @08:49PM Driverless Buses Ruled Out For London, For Now
Friday August 01, 2014 @11:52AM NASA Announces Mars 2020 Rover Payload
Saturday July 26, 2014 @08:26AM Household Robot Jibo Nets Over $1 Million On Indiegogo
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @11:53AM Autonomous Sea-Robot Survives Massive Typhoon
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @08:52AM Robot With Broken Leg Learns To Walk Again In Under 2 Minutes
Sunday July 20, 2014 @10:24PM Researchers Create Origami Wheels That Can Change Size
Monday July 14, 2014 @12:18PM Phase-Changing Material Created For Robots
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @10:07AM Foxconn Replacing Workers With Robots
Saturday July 05, 2014 @09:44PM Are Tethers the Answer To the Safety Issues of Follow-Me Drone Technology?
Saturday July 05, 2014 @07:39PM By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' and That Could Be a Problem
Friday July 04, 2014 @08:01PM In Düsseldorf, A Robot Valet Will Park Your Car
Thursday July 03, 2014 @06:58PM Researchers Create Walking, Muscle-Powered Biobots
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @09:41PM Intel Offering 3-D Printed Robot Kits
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:35PM How Disney Built and Programmed an Animatronic President
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @01:56AM Toy Robots Can Guard Your Home
Monday June 16, 2014 @04:11PM Sony Uses DMCA To Shut Down Aibo Hack Site
Thursday June 12, 2014 @02:37PM John Hawley and His Dr. Who-Inspired Robot K-9 (Video)
Monday June 09, 2014 @02:39PM DogeCoin To the Moon Via a Google Lunar X PRIZE Team
Saturday June 07, 2014 @12:39AM Open Source Robot OS Finds Niches From Farms To Space
Sunday June 01, 2014 @03:27PM MIT Researcher Works Toward Robots That Assemble Themselves In an Oven
Wednesday May 28, 2014 @05:27PM Robots Will Pave the Way To Mars
Monday May 12, 2014 @07:13AM UN to Debate Use of Fully Autonomous Weapons, New Report Released
Thursday May 08, 2014 @05:04PM The Struggle To Ban Killer Robots
Monday April 28, 2014 @03:41PM Minesweepers Robotic Competition Aims For a Landmine-Free World
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @08:41PM The Squishy Future of Robotics
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @07:51AM Humans Are Taking Jobs From Robots In Japan
Saturday March 22, 2014 @12:41PM Lego Robot Solves Rubik's Cube Puzzle In 3.253 Seconds
Sunday March 09, 2014 @08:27AM iRobot CEO: Humanoid Robots Too Expensive To Be the Norm
Friday March 07, 2014 @04:35PM Why Robots Will Not Be Smarter Than Humans By 2029
Monday February 24, 2014 @02:02PM Apocalypse NAO: College Studies the Theological Ramifications of Robotics
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @09:00PM Robot To Serve Security Detail At FIFA World Cup In Brazil
Thursday February 13, 2014 @06:52PM Termite-Inspired Robots Build With Bricks
Monday February 10, 2014 @09:47AM Dyson Invests £5 Million To Create 'Intelligent Domestic Robots'
Thursday February 06, 2014 @05:18PM Why Robot Trucks Could Be Headed To Afghanistan (And Everywhere Else)
Monday January 27, 2014 @05:29PM The Changing Face of Robotics
Monday January 20, 2014 @03:43PM Robot Tourism Coming Soon To Korea: Robot Land Project Breaks Ground
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @06:33PM Robots Test Their Own World Wide Web
Monday January 13, 2014 @12:21PM Inside Tony Hsieh's Quiet Plan To Bankroll Hardware Startups
Wednesday January 01, 2014 @06:16PM The Year In Robotics
Thursday December 26, 2013 @06:52PM Google Robot Smokes Field In DARPA Competition
Sunday December 22, 2013 @10:11AM Japanese SCHAFT Takes the Gold at DARPA Robot Challenge
Friday December 20, 2013 @10:58PM How Asimov's Three Laws Ran Out of Steam
Thursday December 19, 2013 @12:18PM One-Armed UBR-1 Points the Way To Cheaper Robots
Monday December 16, 2013 @07:34PM Fully Autonomous Flapping-wing MAV Is As Light As 4 Sheets of A4 Paper
Saturday December 14, 2013 @08:38AM Google Acquires Boston Dynamics
Monday December 09, 2013 @08:12PM Amazon Uses Robots To Speed Up Human 'Pickers' In Fulfillment Centers
Monday December 09, 2013 @11:39AM Factory-In-a-Day Project Aims To Deploy Work-Ready Robots Within 24 Hours
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @10:46AM Andy Rubin Is Heading a Secret Robotics Project At Google
Monday December 02, 2013 @07:28AM R2-D2: Mall Cop
Wednesday November 27, 2013 @10:59PM U-CAT Robotic Sea Turtle Set To Explore Shipwrecks
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @12:11PM Gift Review: Strandbeest Model Kit
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @12:05PM Gift Review: Strandbeest Model Kit
Sunday November 24, 2013 @08:58AM DARPA's Atlas Walking Over Randomness
Friday November 15, 2013 @08:36PM Anki Is Not a Toy Company; Has iRobot, Others In Its Sights
Thursday November 14, 2013 @11:05PM Military Robots Expected To Outnumber Troops By 2023
Sunday November 10, 2013 @05:33PM NASA's Robonaut Gets Its Legs; Could a Moonwalk Be In Its Future?
Sunday November 10, 2013 @08:20AM Scientists Invent Urine-Powered Robots
Saturday November 09, 2013 @03:37PM Construction Firm Balfour Beatty Considers Drone Workers
Thursday November 07, 2013 @09:54PM AgriRover Brings Mars Rover Technology To the Farm
Monday November 04, 2013 @11:38PM Robotic Surgery Complications Going Underreported
Monday November 04, 2013 @09:40PM Japanese Researchers Build Rock-paper-scissors Robot That Wins 100% of the Time
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @09:36AM Insect-Inspired Flying Robot Handles Collisions And Keeps Going
Monday October 21, 2013 @05:35PM Dexterous Mobile Robot Runs Linux and ROS
Wednesday October 16, 2013 @06:49PM How To Attend Next Week's Robotics Show Robotically
Sunday October 13, 2013 @07:11AM Weaponized Robots Could Take Point In Future Military Ops
Saturday October 12, 2013 @01:01PM People Trust Tech Companies Over Automakers For Self-Driving Cars
Friday October 11, 2013 @06:44PM 3D Printing a 'Terminator' Arm ... Or a Whole Body
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @10:30AM Digital Revolution Will Kill Jobs, Inflame Social Unrest, Says Gartner
Monday October 07, 2013 @05:40PM Cyborg Cockroach Sparks Ethics Debate
Sunday October 06, 2013 @09:44AM Boston Dynamics Wildcat Can Gallop — No Strings Attached
Saturday October 05, 2013 @09:51PM The Era of Young Innovators: Looking Beyond Universities To Source Talents
Thursday October 03, 2013 @10:34PM Unmanned 'Terminator' Robots Kill Jellyfish
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @07:25AM Captain Cyborg Is Back! Kevin Warwick Predicts the Future
Monday September 30, 2013 @02:49PM Students Build Ship Inspecting Robot
Saturday September 21, 2013 @12:21AM Robotics Research Lab Willow Garage Shutting Down?
Tuesday September 17, 2013 @12:29PM Robots Join Final Assembly Line At US Auto Plant
Monday September 16, 2013 @07:26PM FEMA Grounds Private Drones That Were Helping To Map Boulder Floods
Sunday September 08, 2013 @01:29PM Unboxing Boston Dynamics' DARPA-Ready Atlas Robot
Friday August 30, 2013 @05:59PM Will Robots Replace Rent-a-Cops?
Friday August 30, 2013 @05:31PM Curiosity Goes Autonomous For the First Time
Friday August 30, 2013 @06:30AM Nissan's Crash-Free R&D: 7 Cute Robots Mimicking Bees and Fish
Thursday August 29, 2013 @01:18PM Technologies Like Google's Self-Driving Car: Destroying Jobs?
Friday August 23, 2013 @08:13PM Will the Headless Ape Robot Win the DARPA Challenge?
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @06:55AM Report: By 2035, Nearly 100 Million Self-Driving Cars Will Be Sold Per Year
Thursday August 08, 2013 @07:56PM Competition Tests Student-Built Aerial Espionage Robots
Sunday July 28, 2013 @09:58PM RHex Robot Shows Off Parkour Moves
Sunday July 28, 2013 @03:56PM Robot Produces Paintings With That 'Imperfect' Human Look
Saturday July 27, 2013 @12:09AM Would You Let a Robot Stick You With a Needle?
Monday July 22, 2013 @07:11AM Self-Assembling Multi-Copter Demonstrates Networked Flight Control
Thursday July 11, 2013 @09:21AM Interviews: Ask James Gosling About Java and Ocean Exploring Robots
Sunday June 30, 2013 @03:24PM RoboCup 2013: Team Water Is Middle Size League World Champion
Sunday June 30, 2013 @12:42AM Jetstream Retrofit Illustrates How Close Modern Planes Are To UAVs
Thursday June 27, 2013 @08:24PM Cute Japanese Robots To Be Launched Into Space
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @08:38PM Foxconn's Robot Workforce Now 20,000 Strong
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @05:00PM Eye Surgery By Magnetically Guided Microbots Moves Toward Clinical Trials
Thursday June 20, 2013 @07:11AM The Plight of Star Wars Droids
Saturday June 15, 2013 @12:19AM Robot Dominates Air Hockey, Adapts To Opponents' Playing Style
Monday June 10, 2013 @08:55AM India To Develop Military Robots For Warfare
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @06:52AM Footage Reveals Drone Aircraft Nearly Downed Passenger Plane in 2004
Monday June 03, 2013 @10:21AM IBM Uses Roomba Robots To Plot Data Center Heat
Monday June 03, 2013 @08:52AM Ask Slashdot: How To Begin Simple Robotics As a Hobby?
Sunday June 02, 2013 @10:00PM NASA Launches Second Robot Challenge
Thursday May 30, 2013 @04:27PM UN Debates Rules Surrounding Killer Robots
Wednesday May 29, 2013 @05:24PM Stanford's Flying Fish Glider
Wednesday May 22, 2013 @11:17AM Will Robots Take Over the Data Center?
Saturday May 18, 2013 @02:54PM Arduino Branches Out, With a Plug-and-Program Robot
Thursday May 16, 2013 @06:01PM Robotic Bartender Assembles Your Drink, Monitors Alcohol Consumption
Wednesday May 08, 2013 @11:37AM Meet the Sehome Seamonsters FRC (First Robotics Competition) Team 2605 (Video)
Monday April 29, 2013 @09:20AM Robots Help Manufacturing Recover Without Adding Jobs
Sunday April 28, 2013 @01:10PM Robot Snake Could Aid Search and Rescue Operations
Wednesday April 24, 2013 @05:14PM IBM Robotic Coworker Will Help Engineers Fix Broken Systems
Wednesday April 24, 2013 @07:32AM Teachable Robot Helps Assemble IKEA Furniture
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @08:32AM Noodle Robots Replacing Workers In Chinese Restaurants
Sunday April 21, 2013 @12:28PM Perceiving Robotic Industrial Arm Inches Toward Autonomy
Wednesday April 17, 2013 @05:26PM Coral-Repairing Robots Take a Step Closer To Reality
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @09:57AM Ocean Robots Upgraded After Logging 300,000 Miles
Monday April 08, 2013 @11:37AM Scientists Tout New Way To Debug Surgical Bots
Saturday April 06, 2013 @12:43AM Inside Mantis: a 2-Ton Hexapod Robot With a Linux Brain
Friday March 29, 2013 @11:32PM Iranian Lab's Quadcopters To Rescue Swimmers
Friday March 29, 2013 @12:41PM How Could Swarms of Robots Help Humanity?
Friday March 29, 2013 @08:55AM Giant Robotic Jellyfish Unveiled by Researchers
Monday March 25, 2013 @07:15PM Drone Swarm Creates Star Trek Logo In London Sky
Sunday March 24, 2013 @06:46AM Drone swarm creates Star Trek logo in London Sky
Tuesday March 05, 2013 @08:26PM Drone came within 200 feet of airliner over New York
Tuesday March 05, 2013 @06:56PM Your plastic pal who's fun to be with - or not
Monday March 04, 2013 @08:16PM Not Quite a T-1000, But On the Right Track
Monday March 04, 2013 @01:09PM Ohio Man Charged With Shooting Robot
Monday March 04, 2013 @10:37AM Not quite a T-100, but on the right track
Friday March 01, 2013 @01:48AM BigDog grabs, lifts, and throws cinder blocks with its new arm
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @09:39AM Future Fighters Won't Need Ejection Seats
Monday February 25, 2013 @11:32AM Human Rights Watch: Petition Against Robots On the Battle Field
Wednesday February 20, 2013 @02:01PM Planetary Resources To 'Claim' Asteroids With Beacons
Tuesday January 29, 2013 @12:03AM A Robot With a Chainsaw!
Sunday January 27, 2013 @11:47AM A Robot With A Chainsaw!
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @01:01PM Robot Serves up 360 Hamburgers Per Hour
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @08:16PM A Humanoid Robot Named "Baxter" Could Revive US Manufacturing
Sunday January 13, 2013 @09:19AM Telepresence Robot Rundown
Monday January 07, 2013 @08:49PM LEGO Announces GNU/LInux-Powered Mindstorms EV3 Platform
Monday January 07, 2013 @08:15PM Researchers Seek to Use Drones For Brushfire Forecasting
Sunday January 06, 2013 @11:29PM 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition Kicks Off
Sunday January 06, 2013 @10:06PM 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition Kicks Off
Thursday January 03, 2013 @08:25PM Researchers Create Vomiting Robot To Analyze Contagions
Wednesday January 02, 2013 @08:28AM Stanford Team Developing Spiked Robots To Explore Phobos
Tuesday January 01, 2013 @12:21PM Team Aims To Build Robot Toddler In Nine Months
Thursday December 27, 2012 @08:31AM Krugman: Is the Computer Revolution Coming To a Close?
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @12:28PM How Do You Give a Ticket To a Driverless Car?
Monday December 24, 2012 @04:55PM How do you give a ticket to a driverless car?
Saturday December 22, 2012 @03:17PM Arduino and MK802 Robot, Controlled By Phone
Friday December 14, 2012 @07:42PM Ask Slashdot: Setting Up a Summer Camp Tech Center?
Friday December 14, 2012 @12:56AM Schmidt On Why Tax Avoidance is Good, Robot Workers, and Google Fiber
Wednesday December 12, 2012 @01:03AM Australian uni's underground, robot-staffed library
Saturday December 08, 2012 @01:22AM DARPA drone has load placing arm
Friday November 30, 2012 @07:53AM World's First Fully Functioning Missile-Shooting Robotic Transformer
Thursday November 29, 2012 @09:01AM The Secret To Iranian Drone Technology? Just Add Photoshop
Thursday November 29, 2012 @08:47AM The Secret to Iranian Drone Technology? Just Add Photoshop
Monday November 26, 2012 @09:42AM Real-Life Transformer Robot On Sale In Japan
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @09:53AM Activists' Drone Shot Out of the Sky For Fourth Time
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @09:29AM 'Ban Killer Bots,' Urges Human Rights Watch
Monday November 19, 2012 @07:06PM "Ban 'Killer Bots'", urge human rights watch
Monday November 19, 2012 @03:52PM Roaming Robot May Explore Mysterious Moon Caverns
Monday November 19, 2012 @05:43AM Roaming robot may explore mysterious Moon caverns
Saturday November 17, 2012 @06:39PM Teaching Robots New Tricks Without Programming
Thursday November 15, 2012 @02:01PM Getting Small UAVs To Imitate Human Pilots Flying Through Dense Forests
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @11:30AM Foxconn Begins To Assemble Its Robot Army
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @11:03AM 1 million robots to replace 1 million humans at Foxconn
Sunday November 11, 2012 @10:05AM NASA DTN Protocol: How Interplanetary Internet Works
Wednesday November 07, 2012 @11:51AM Dragonfly spy drone fits in a hand Georgia Tech
Tuesday November 06, 2012 @01:01PM Neuromorphic Algorithms Allow MAVs To Avoid Obstacles With Single Camera
Monday November 05, 2012 @08:48PM Self-Assembling Robots Using Flying Drones
Monday November 05, 2012 @01:18AM Climbing 103 Floors On a 'Bionic' Leg
Sunday November 04, 2012 @09:22AM Robots Get Surveillance Drones Too
Sunday November 04, 2012 @12:17AM Shanghai Hosts Its First Maker Carnival
Friday November 02, 2012 @05:49PM VR Tech Lets People Interact With Rats
Thursday November 01, 2012 @06:57PM Vanderbilt University Steps Into the Exoskeleton Market
Wednesday October 31, 2012 @07:49AM More Drones Set To Use US Air Space
Thursday October 25, 2012 @06:06PM Virginia Tech's RoMeLa Answers DARPA Robotics Challenge With THOR
Thursday October 18, 2012 @05:35PM New HAL Exoskeleton: A Brain-Controlled Full Body Suit To Be Used In Fukushima
Wednesday October 10, 2012 @05:00PM US Navy Funds 'MacGyver' Robot
Wednesday October 10, 2012 @12:09PM US Navy funds 'MacGyver' robot
Thursday October 04, 2012 @03:17PM Will Your Next iPhone Be Built By Robots?
Sunday September 30, 2012 @12:59PM African Robotics Network Challenge Spurs Rash of $10 Robots
Saturday September 29, 2012 @03:25PM Drone duel outwits FAA, but not hackers
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @04:31PM Suitable Technology's Telepresence Robot Lets You Roll Remotely

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