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Here come the humanoids. There go U.S. jobs

Baxter is a factory worker robot that's about to take to the floors. It's just the beginning of the robot revolution.

By Nov. 12, 2012

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Japan sees moonwalking humanoids by 2015

Japanese consortium has promised to send humanoid bots to the moon by 2015 and is developing a bipedal humanoid that could make one giant leap for droidkind.

By Apr. 29, 2010

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Headless Kenshiro muscle-bot gets ripped at the gym

Kenshiro, born at the University of Tokyo, represents the latest attempt to create a musculoskeletal machine that moves like a human. Who needs a head?

By Dec. 12, 2012

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So you think you can dance the robot?

Japanese robotics wizard Dr. GIY has posted a video of his feline Manoi kit robot doing a very un-robotic dance, choreographed to an anime theme song.

By Mar. 18, 2010

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Cheetah-Cub robot learns to walk from the animals

A quadruped robot developed at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne has been taught to walk by being fed data based on the movements of a horse.

By Apr. 30, 2013

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Why today's NFL is a paradise for nerds

Raised in 1980s Denver, caught in the grips of Broncomania, Crave's Eric Mack later stopped following the NFL for 15 years. This year he jumped back on the Broncos bandwagon and quickly felt more at home than ever.

By Jan. 19, 2014

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Swiss aim to birth advanced humanoid in 9 months

Roboy is a tendon-driven robot designed to emulate humans, right down to the gestation period.

By Dec. 19, 2012

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Robots from outer space are somehow less terrifying

According to research conducted by the Ars Electronica Futurelab museum in Austria, people are much more receptive to the Telenoid R1 when told it's from outer space.

By Mar. 27, 2013

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DARPA plans 'Avatar' surrogate robots

The agency apparently wants to create remotely operated bipedal machines that could perform some soldiering duties. Flying dragons not included.

By Feb. 19, 2012

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This crime-predicting robot aims to patrol our streets by 2015

California-based Knightscope has designed a 5-foot-tall, 300-pound automaton called the K5 to combat crime and provide for public safety. Oh yeah, and it'll work for just $6.25 an hour.

By Dec. 5, 2013