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bio-inspired robotic laboratory

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Sphero 2

Version 2.0 of the iOS/Android-controlled Sphero rolls twice as fast, glows more brightly -- and now comes with ramps for your jumping pleasure.

By Aug. 14, 2013

MSRP: $129.99

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Get a grip: Robotic hand inspired by cockroach legs

Researchers at Harvard and Yale determine that intelligence isn't imperative when they turn to the flexible and springy legs of tiny-brained cockroaches to design a robotic hand.

By Jan. 10, 2011

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Robotic Pocket Printer sits in the palm of your hand

Why limit yourself by feeding paper into a printer, if you can just drop the printer on the paper instead? A new Kickstarter campaign seeks funds for a little robot that prints 1 page per minute.

By Apr. 10, 2014

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3D-printed bio-shoes could repair themselves

It doesn't take long for avid runners to wear down a new pair of shoes. But some day runners and walkers alike may be able to pop protocell shoes into a vat of liquid to regenerate overnight.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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Watch robotic pole dancers shake their actuators

At the Tobit Software booth at the CeBit trade show, robotic pole dancers Lexy and Tess twerk it for the crowd.

By Mar. 12, 2014

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Robotic arm gives amputee drummer better beats

Georgia Tech's Gil Weinberg has made music-playing robots in the past. Now he's tapped that technology to help a musician likely become the world's first drumming "cyborg."

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Cheers to the all-knowing robotic bartender

By adding artificial intelligence to the mix, Monsieur can learn your routine and suggest a stiffer drink when you've had a long day.

By Dec. 23, 2013

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The 404 1,451: Where we wish you a robotic happy birthday (podcast)

A recap of everything we love about "True Detective" and the whispers about next season, then everything we hate about Taylor Swift's cameo in the trailer for "The Giver."

By Mar. 24, 2014

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The 404 1,451: Where we wish you a robotic happy birthday (podcast)

A re-cap of everything we love about "True Detective" and the whispers of the next season, then everything we hate about Taylor Swift's cameo in the trailer for "The Giver."

By Mar. 24, 2014

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Shop 'til you drop with Budgee robotic basket

No one likes to haul shopping purchases, but would you pay $1,400 for a robot cart that follows you around?

By Oct. 28, 2013