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bio-inspired robotic laboratory

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Underwater robot reveals the mysteries of Antarctic ice

An underwater robot has been used to produce the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice.

By November 24, 2014

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Japan is building a robot that can play baseball

A series of technologies developed by a robot lab in Japan are all going towards the creation of a humanoid baseball-bot.

By November 13, 2014

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Ghost in the machine: Robot simulates a ghostly presence

Researchers have designed a robot that makes humans feel the illusory presence of a non-existent "ghost".

By November 6, 2014

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Robot can perform brain surgery through the patient's cheek

A surgical robot can perform corrective epilepsy brain surgery in a much safer and less invasive way.

By October 20, 2014

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Robotic octopus swims like the real thing

Using eight flexible legs and a soft web, a robotic octopus can scull through the water like its cephalopod inspiration.

By September 24, 2014

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RFID helps robots locate objects

Work to improve robot vision is ongoing -- but robots don't necessarily need to rely solely on their eyes.

By September 23, 2014

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Robots dancing 'Gangnam Style' never gets old

If you've never seen 'bots dancing to Psy's breakout hit, you should. Guaranteed it will make you feel better about the impending robot takeover.

By July 8, 2014

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MIT demos shoulder-mounted Doc Ock robot arms

We can't all be super-villains, but some MIT researchers are getting closer with a set of robot arms that sit on your shoulders. First the lab, then the world!

By June 3, 2014

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Device allows completely paralysed rats to walk again

By electrically stimulating the severed part of the spinal cord, scientists are able to precisely control in real-time the limbs of a paralysed rat -- and human trials are on the way.

By September 28, 2014

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Robotic furniture brings the dinner table to you

Lamps that follow you around. Tables that bring you your dinner. They might one day be coming to a room near you.

By May 21, 2014