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Scientists inch closer to building a drug-delivering nanorobot

Researchers say their proof-of-concept is a major step toward designing a nanocage that carries medicine around the body and targets specific diseased cells.

By December 3, 2013

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Japan's HRP robot flexes muscles at Obama

President Obama gets a dose of cyber-cuteness from Japanese robots at an APEC summit in Yokohama over the weekend.

By November 15, 2010

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HRP-4C girlbot grooves with go-go dancers

Yamaha's HRP-4C adds "dancer" to her resume as she joins four human performers for a Tokyo performance called "Dance Robot LIVE! - HRP-4C Cybernetic Human."

By October 18, 2010

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HRP-4 robot can strike a pose, pour drinks

Japan is still upgrading its HRP series of humanoid servants. The latest prototype, HRP-4, can stand on one leg, strike a pose, and generally look cool.

By September 16, 2010

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Two-armed robot takes on risky lab work

This modified assembly robot has been put to work in the lab, where it's handling dangerous materials to keep people out of harm's way.

By July 7, 2012

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Humanoid plant workers wow crowds at iRex

At the 2011 International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo, power-lifting bots mix it up with the latest humanoids.

By November 9, 2011

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Robot makes stage debut in play about lust, science

In an exciting development for robot thespians of the world, a play by novelist and playwright David Lodge features a bot in a walk-on (roll-on) role.

By May 29, 2011

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Where are the robots in Japan's nuclear crisis?

They're coming from America, not Japan. iRobot sends in PackBots and Warriors to the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant.

By March 19, 2011

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Strawberry-picking robot knows when they're ripe

Japan prepares to unleash a strawberry-harvesting robot on the world.

By December 13, 2010

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Crave 25: The Wipe Album (podcast)

Forget about the Beatles, did you know there's a robot that gives sponges baths? Plus, the Nook goes color, zipping earbuds, and a spoonful of patriotic sprinkles for some chocolate-covered bacon.

By November 16, 2010