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microbots

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Arrr! Micro-bot climbs ships to spy on pirates

This robot's magnetized wheels allow it to roll up a hull so it can find out what's going on aboard a seized ship.

By May. 4, 2011

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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 Mar. 4, 2011

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Photos: New microbot can levitate, pick up tiny objects

Nanobot developed by researchers at University of Waterloo, Ontario, can "fly" using magnetic levitation.

3 Images Apr. 14, 2009

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Microbot Herey

From CES 2008, Tom Merritt takes a look at the Microbot Herey, an educational robot using Microsoft's Robotics Studio.

May. 21, 2008

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RoboBees ready for mass production. Thanks, Harvard!

Harvard University's robotics lab designs an origami-inspired method for stamping out large numbers of pop-up flying microrobots.

By Feb. 16, 2012

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Microrobot swims through eyes to deliver drugs

Open up those peepers and get a full shot of robot. Scientists are working on tiny machines that can be directed through the eyes to treat conditions like macular degeneration.

By Mar. 17, 2011

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This week in Crave: The winning edition

Sure, the iPad 2 is the big story of the week (winning!), but a lot more went on too, and not all of it tablet-related.

By Mar. 5, 2011