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'Wall-E' animator's adorable Lego robot could collect big

The lead animator for the movie "Wall-E," Angus MacLane, also built an incredible Lego version of Wall-E currently being considered by Lego as an official product.

By July 30, 2014

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Wall-E, BigDog, Nao, PackBot break into Robot Hall of Fame

Military bots were well represented in the voting for the 2012 inductees. Left out in the cold: Robonaut and Johnny 5.

By October 24, 2012

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iRobot Warrior, PackBot go to work at S.C. nuclear plant

With a tour of duty in Japan's Fukushima under their belt, iRobot's military robots are now working at a U.S. nuclear plant as part of routine operations.

By April 2, 2012

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iRobot military bots to patrol 2014 World Cup in Brazil

The battle-tested PackBot 510 will join soldiers, police, and drones to keep the World Cup safe from threats. Will these 30 bots kick a ball around too?

By May 15, 2013

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PackBots record video inside Fukushima reactor

iRobot PackBots are working their way through the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, and recording the first look inside.

By April 21, 2011

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Mitsubishi unveils two-armed nuclear plant bot

Meister has two arms and a toolkit for cutting pipes and taking radioactivity samples. Too bad it wasn't developed 10 years ago.

By December 7, 2012

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This week in Crave: The puzzling edition

This week, we looked at the world through Iron Man stained glass and pondered a Windows 8 upgrade. Also, robots on tightropes!

By October 27, 2012

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Watch this DARPA robot climb, leap, and walk past obstacles

A video from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency shows a highly agile robot capable of navigating some serious obstructions.

By October 25, 2012

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HAL robot suit modified to take on nuclear plants

Still grappling with the Fukushima nuclear crisis, Japan is belatedly developing a robotic exoskeleton for first responders.

By October 19, 2012

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MK2 arms perfect for gun-toting military robots

Police and military robots could soon get two arms instead of one with the MK2 system from HDT Global.

By March 7, 2012