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MIT's robo-cheetah can now see and jump over obstacles

The robotic cheetah MIT has been working on can now autonomously detect and jump over obstacles while running at 5 miles per hour.

By May 29, 2015

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A 3D-printable UAV that costs just $800 and 30 minutes to create on Tomorrow Daily

This drone from the University of Virginia has a Nexus 5 brain, and costs $800 in materials to create. Of course, you'll need some other items to complete it (including a 3D printer), but there's no denying we're inching closer to a sky filled with UAVs.

By September 17, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 053: Incredible multiscreen interaction from MIT's THAW project, and more

On today's show, we jump on the hype train for THAW, MIT's seamless multiscreen project, watch a 3D-printing robot get omnidirectional wheels, and check out a drone that can be printed for just $800.

By September 17, 2014

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Hide! MIT's robotic cheetah no longer needs a leash

MIT improves its robo-cheetah by giving it the ability to bound and run around outside while untethered.

By September 15, 2014

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Crave Ep. 167: Give yourself a helping hand with MIT's robot glove

When you wish you had an extra pair of hands, two extra robot fingers could be enough. Also, the "holy grail of comic books" is up for grabs!

By July 25, 2014

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Give yourself a helping hand with MIT's robot glove, Ep. 167

When you wish you had an extra pair of hands, two extra robot fingers could be enough. Also, the "holy grail of comic books" is up for grabs!

By July 25, 2014

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F-U-N-D-E-D: The crowd wants their robots at home -- and under the covers

Silicon Valley investments in robot startups surge amid crowdfunding campaigns backing technologies that track increasingly intimate parts of people's lives.

By July 24, 2015

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Terrafugia unveils new TF-X flying-car design

The company, which has been working for years on the development of a flying car, shows off a new look.

By July 21, 2015

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Tech and politics clash over protecting your data

A heated debate flares up on Capitol Hill over a proposal to weaken cybersecurity tools for the sake of national security and law enforcement.

By July 8, 2015

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MIT creates magnetic microhair that lets water defy gravity

Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.

By August 7, 2014