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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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Researchers build 'flying' micro-robot

The robot, which weighs about three-hundredths of an ounce, is manipulated by magnetic fields and has the potential for use in clean rooms or hazardous environments.

By April 10, 2009

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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

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Need 70 days off your feet? NASA pays volunteers $18K to lie in bed

Bed rest study aims to simulate possible bone and muscle atrophy astronauts might experience during long space missions. Hopefully NASA will provide participants with lots of DVDs.

By September 20, 2013

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Dash 'origami' robot lets you build your own insect buddy

UC Berkeley researchers take their pet insect robot from the lab to a crowdfunding-fueled public debut as a DIY robotics kit.

By September 5, 2013