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$99 CMU robot is computer science learning tool

The Finch is a programmable two-wheeled bot with temperature and other sensors designed to get students interested in basic computer science.

By May. 6, 2011

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CMU shows off Honda Civic made electric

Convert your Civic to all-electric with this Carnegie Mellon project called ChargeCar. But be prepared to invest serious cash.

By Mar. 18, 2011

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Astrobotic, CMU build lunar lander in X Prize bid

As part of the Google Lunar X Prize competition, a Carnegie Mellon University team plans to send a robot to investigate the Apollo 11 landing site.

By Jun. 15, 2011

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CMU wins $2 million in urban robot race

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awards a $1 million cash prize to second-place Stanford, and $500,000 to third-place Virginia Tech.

By Nov. 4, 2007

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Stanford, CMU robots cross the finish line

Three teams finish DARPA's Urban Challenge, but a winner won't be named until Sunday.

By Nov. 3, 2007

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Stanford, CMU among robot race finalists

DARPA eliminates as many as 24 teams in qualifying rounds before the big robot car race Saturday.

By Nov. 1, 2007

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CMU develops scam-busting online game

Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University develop a cutesy online game to teach people how to spot a so-called phishing scam before giving up personal information.

By Sep. 28, 2007

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Victor the trash-talking robot hates losing at Scrabble

Don't expect any friendly banter from Victor. Carnegie Mellon University's moody robot plays Scrabble poorly and tends to insult his human opponents.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Should every nuclear plant have snake robots?

A Carnegie Mellon test shows that modular crawling robots can get deep into pipes at a nuclear facility, something that could help with inspections.

By Jul. 9, 2013

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Get a ball's-eye view with camera in football

BallCam shows the perspective from a spinning football, stitching images into seamless midair footage.

By Feb. 27, 2013