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Tomorrow Daily 138: Learning to cook with VR, a robotic bear caregiver and more

On today's show, we take a look at the world's first 3D-printed jet engines, discuss an app that helps you learn to cook via virtual reality, and meet ROBEAR, a robot nurse with a cute polar bear face.

By March 3, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 138: Learning to cook with VR, a robotic bear caregiver and more

CyberCook is an app featuring a beautiful virtual environment. Here you'll choose a (virtual) recipe, hone your (virtual) culinary skills, cook delicious (virtual) food and then transfer all that (virtual) practice to your real kitchen.

By March 3, 2015

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AT&T wants to help us track how lazy (or not) we are

The carrier plans to launch a health platform to help monitor and break down data from fitness trackers. Separately, AT&T will also power Philips GoSafe's medical alert service.

By March 3, 2015

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Giant robotic teddy bear: Japan's nurse of the future

The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan's ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.

By February 25, 2015

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Apple Watch app will track glucose levels for diabetics

Already approved by the FDA, the app is slated to debut in April to help diabetics make sure their blood sugar levels don't go too high or too low.

By February 9, 2015

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What next for the future tech of 2014?

The year gone by brought us more robots, worries about artificial intelligence, and difficult lessons on space travel. The big question: where's it all taking us?

By December 31, 2014

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Buying Thin Mints online? Girl Scout cookies go digital

The annual Girl Scout cookies frenzy is finally entering the modern age as the national organization approves online and app-enabled cookie sales.

By December 1, 2014

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Future tech? America's not so sure

Pew researchers check in on US attitudes toward driverless cars, brain implants, robot caregivers, meat grown in labs, and of course, time travel.

By April 17, 2014

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'Wikipedia for robots': Because bots need an Internet too

RoboEarth, meant to be a Web community where caregiving bots can autonomously swap knowledge, is about to be demonstrated. Please don't let the Terminator have access to this thing.

By January 15, 2014

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Former Sun CEO zeroes in on caregivers with CareZone (video)

Jonathan Schwartz has created a health care site to help people keep track of medical records for their loved ones. SmartPlanet talks with him about the new venture.

By March 20, 2012