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micro-robots

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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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Navy eyes swarms of robot-building microbots

A plan to develop swarms of micro-robots that can build things all on their own, including other robots, might signal that the end is nigh.

By March 4, 2011

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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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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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Cheaper Raspberry Pi out in Europe for $25

The cheaper version of the popular micro PC uses a third of the power as its predecessor, making it perfect for battery or solar-powered projects.

By February 4, 2013

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Parrot MiniDrone Jumping Sumo

The Parrot MiniDrone Jumping Sumo gives you a ground-level look at your environment as it spins and jumps at your command.

September 5, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 5, 2014
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Awww. Look what Disney Research 3D-printed

Disney and Carnegie Mellon explore the softer side of 3D printing with a technique that uses fibers to create snuggly objects.

By April 28, 2014

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Mini-bots cooperate to map out building interiors

Robots being co-developed by Georgia Tech can scoot along the floor and map out the interior of a building by sharing data.

By May 16, 2011

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Raspberry Pi cooking up $25 camera module for video antics

The camera add-on will likely have a 5-megapixel sensor, and should be on sale in a month or two.

By February 7, 2013