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bio-inspired robotic laboratory

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Wearable robots for the paralyzed take a step forward

A next-gen exoskeleton, now on sale, highlights how the latest robots are merging science fiction with reality.

By February 2, 2016

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Can this robot ski better than you?

Autonomous snow skiing robots are the future, and the future looks adorable. Watch Jennifer, a little humanoid robot made by the University of Manitoba's Autonomous Agents Laboratory, take some turns on the slopes.

By February 3, 2015

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Humanoid robot Jennifer hits the slopes

Why should humans have all the fun in the snow? The University of Manitoba's Autonomous Agents Laboratory tests out its robot's abilities in cross country and Alpine skiing.

By February 3, 2015

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Dyson wants affordable household robots for all

Sir James Dyson will be investing £5 million into a robotics laboratory with a view to create adaptive, affordable household robots.

By February 9, 2014

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Military "crash test dummy" takes hard knocks to develop protective gear

The UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory has developed a life-sized robot to test chemical protective suits for the military.

By April 7, 2014

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Watch: Beach-walking 'FlipperBot' inspired by baby turtles

Copying turtle movements, this machine out of the Georgia Institute of Technology teaches how bio-inspired robots can shed light on scientific principles.

By April 25, 2013

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Insect-inspired flying robot smacks panes sans pain

Researchers at Switzerland's Laboratory of Intelligent Systems are working on a robot that can collide with windows and other obstacles, fall, then get up and fly again.

By June 15, 2012

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Curiosity closes in on Mars for high-stakes descent

The $2.5 billion Mars Science Laboratory rover is closing in on the Red Planet for a white-knuckle descent to the surface using an untried "sky crane" technique to ensure a pinpoint landing on the floor of Gale Crater.

By August 4, 2012

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Curiosity rover drives $2.5B make-or-break Mars mission

The Mars Science Laboratory is the most expensive and complex lander ever sent to the red planet, a nuclear-powered rover that will scale a 3-mile-tall mountain to seek the building blocks of life.

By July 31, 2012

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Navy sets sail with robotics lab

Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research has labs for testing robots in different natural environments, including rain forests and deserts.

By April 3, 2012