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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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Can a Nurburgring rookie manage a sub-10 lap in a Porsche 911?

Having only ever seen the fearsome Nurburgring in the virtual world, we sent Alex to see whether he could tame the beast in reality from behind the wheel of a Porsche 911.

By September 17, 2013

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Robots in development can reach out and touch someone

Georgia Tech team is working on a robotic arm that can "feel" through clutter to reach something, a common search-and-rescue task.

By May 1, 2013

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Breakthrough material is barely more than air

Researchers at HRL Laboratories, the California Institute of Technology, and the University of California at Irvine have created what they say is the lowest-density material, a lattice of hollow tubes of the metal nickel.

By November 21, 2011

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Breakthrough material is barely more than air

An airy, shock-absorbing nickel lattice of extremely low density could improve vehicles, aircraft, and batteries, its creators predict.

By November 18, 2011

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PR2 robot helps quadriplegic man shave himself

The experiment is part of a broader effort to use robots to help people with reduced mobility, as well as seniors.

By July 14, 2011

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Meet Cody, the robot that gives sponge baths

It's not as sexy as Nurse Nancy, but Cody, the robot who gives baths, might be more effective and cheaper in the future.

By November 10, 2010

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"Novel" receiver to protect electronics against electromagnetic pulse attack

Defense contract kick-starts electromagnetic pulse-tolerant receiver program

By September 2, 2008