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bio-inspired robotic laboratory

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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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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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Volkswagen Electronic Research Laboratory (photos)

Volkswagen relocated its Electronic Research Laboratory in the San Francisco Bay Area from Palo Alto to Belmont. To celebrate, journalists were given a tour and a look at some of the research projects.

15 Images By May 2, 2011

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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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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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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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Dyson to spend $8 million on robotics research lab

Robot vacuums and household 'chore' robots might be on Dyson's horizon.

By February 10, 2014