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RFID helps robots locate objects

Work to improve robot vision is ongoing -- but robots don't necessarily need to rely solely on their eyes.

By September 23, 2014

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Buy a spare Mars Viking lander project rocket engine

Get a head start on building your very own 1970s-style Mars orbiter by snapping up an engine built for NASA's Viking project.

By September 16, 2014

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George the goldfish gets life-saving tumor surgery

The complex procedure "went swimmingly," according to a statement from the Australian animal hospital where the operation took place.

By September 16, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 048: An almost indestructible robot, a robo-couch, volcano selfies, and more

Adventurer and explorer George Kourounis snapped a self-portrait at the bottom of Marum Crater, a volcanic location so inhospitable, it's possible fewer people have been there than have been to the moon. Where would you want to go if you could snap a selfie anywhere?

By September 8, 2014

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GM plans to launch hands-free driving by 2016

'Super Cruise' feature will keep vehicles in a specific lane while making necessary steering and speed adjustments.

By September 7, 2014

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Robo Brain is learning from the internet

Cornell University is creating a repository of robot knowledge to be shared among robots using YouTube videos, images and manuals from the internet.

By August 25, 2014

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Auto supplier Continental hires Googler to lead new Silicon Valley unit

The German automotive supplier plucks Seval Oz from Google's self-driving car project to lead a new division focused on intelligent transportation systems.

By August 18, 2014

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From Mulder's badge to Skywalker's lightsaber, the most expensive movie props

A new infographic lines up Frodo's sword, the Ghostbusters' proton pack, Dorothy's ruby slippers, and more in order of (astronomical) price paid.

By August 15, 2014

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Police: Google Street View car went wrong way, caused crash

In Arkansas, a Street View driver is cited for careless or prohibited driving after getting his bearings wrong.

By August 8, 2014

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Robotic hand assistant gives you two extra fingers

MIT researchers have developed a cyborg-like hand assistant that attaches robotic fingers to your wrist, giving new meaning to the term "magic fingers."

By July 21, 2014