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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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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

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Super-fast robotic arm catches items in midair

Watch this new mechanized arm learn how to field objects thrown its way through a process of trial and error.

By May 12, 2014

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MIT's super-speedy robot fish makes flashy escape

Researchers have created a "soft" robofish powered by carbon dioxide that can swim around on its own and execute a critical escape maneuver just as fast as a real fish.

By March 13, 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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Sub-$1 3D-printed microscope turns phones into science tools

Your next great scientific discovery is a 3D printer and less than $1 worth of materials away when you print your own smartphone microscope.

By September 18, 2014

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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