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micro-robot

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Serengeti lions shrug off mini robot tank, micro drone

Photography machines prompt yawns from the big cats, but capture stunning images for National Geographic.

By August 9, 2013

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Quirky, GE stack up 7 'building blocks' of the affordable smart home

The New York startup and the industrial conglomerate want to get your attention with new connected-home products, adding smarts to light switches, doors and wall outlets.

By November 11, 2014

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Adorable penguin rover uses chick disguise to get in close

Researchers have disguised a remote-controlled rover as an emperor penguin chick in order to get up close and personal without disturbing the birds.

By November 2, 2014

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Rewind: This Raspberry Pi cassette player plays Spotify tunes from actual tapes

A British maker has built Pi-powered tapes that re-create our physical connection to music for the Digital Age.

By October 21, 2014

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Neurobridge device allows quadriplegic to move his own hand

A quadriplegic man has become the first to move his own hand just by using his thoughts, using a new device that bypasses the injured site.

By June 24, 2014

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Robotic Pocket Printer sits in the palm of your hand

Why limit yourself by feeding paper into a printer, if you can just drop the printer on the paper instead? A new Kickstarter campaign seeks funds for a little robot that prints 1 page per minute.

By April 10, 2014

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The best robots (and RC toys) of Toy Fair 2014

Flying, crawling, shooting and rolling: the best little moving vehicles and critters from the Toy Fair floor.

By February 19, 2014

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New artificial muscle promises robot super strength

UC Berkeley researchers develop a micro-size robotic muscle that's 1,000 times stronger than the paltry muscles we humans depend on.

By December 30, 2013

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5 Verizon innovations we really hope don't get misused

At its Innovation Center, Verizon displayed a few of the novel tech gadgets it developed in partnership with other companies. Note to evil geniuses: These devices are for the benefit of mankind.

By October 10, 2013

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Expanding camera lens combines insect, human vision

This hybrid approach could give smartphone cameras dynamic focus, and add depth to surgical imaging.

By September 19, 2013