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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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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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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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Why Google Glass is the most personal tech you'll never own

commentary With tablets and televisions safely in the "shared tech" category, the still unsettling Google Glass extends the nature of "personal tech" to a whole new level.

By December 30, 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

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Solar-powered Solara UAV could stay aloft for years

This "atmospheric satellite" flies at 65,000 feet, and could provide satellite-style services for a fraction of the cost.

By August 23, 2013

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Salamander robot slithers between water and land

The Salamandra robotica II mimics a salamander's movements by swimming, crawling, and walking.

By March 19, 2013

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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

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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