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See how the 'Interstellar' robots walked on set as life-sized puppets, not CGI

A fascinating behind-the-scenes video shows how mobile metal cabinets TARS and CASE really walked among the actors of Christopher Nolan's sci-fi opus.

By March 27, 2015

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Festo unleashes new robotic swarm of ants and butterflies

Biology-inspired robotics company Festo has revealed its latest animal robots -- cooperative ants and lightweight butterflies.

By March 26, 2015

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iRobot Create 2

iRobot's programmable Create 2 gives tech enthusiasts the chance to experiment with robotics.

By December 9, 2014

MSRP: $199.99

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The 404 Show 1,607: Jill Schlesinger, a robotic future, 3D NAND, finance made easy (podcast)

Jill Schlesinger is back answering 404 listeners' financial questions and giving out great advice. Plus, we'll talk about the chances of a dystopian robotic future and new 3D NAND storage technology that might make 10TB solid state drives a reality.

By March 27, 2015

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3D Robotics IRIS+

Taking consumer drones to the next level, 3DR's latest quadcopter can follow you toting a stabilized GoPro camera to record your every move and does it for less than $1,000.

By September 23, 2014

MSRP: $750.00

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RoboGames returns with fighting robots in April

Thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign, the "Olympics of robots" is back, once more invading San Mateo, Calif. The event will later be released as a Web series and DVD.

By March 24, 2015

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12 chores we wish robots could conquer (pictures)

Machines are getting more and more helpful around the house. Here are the next tasks we'd like to see automated.

13 Images By March 20, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 117: Upgraded Atlas robot, an adorable robot press conference, and more

An all-robot press conference in Japan introduced us to CommU and Sota, two of the cutest robots we've ever seen. There's a bit more to them than simply looking "kawaii": they may someday be capable of acting as a kind of robo-companion for Japan's elderly population.

By January 22, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 117: Upgraded Atlas robot, an adorable robot press conference, and more

On today's show, we discuss the DARPA Robotics Challenge (and the rebuilt Atlas robot entering the competition), explain how you can sign up for a free online class about alien life (taught by a Harvard professor), and get gooey over the cutest robot press conference of all time.

By January 22, 2015

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Robot babies used in development research totally freak us out (Tomorrow Daily 150)

We just found out research labs like the one at Indiana University uses robotic infants to test child development theories. We also just found out what fuels our deepest nightmares. Those discoveries are not a coincidence.

By March 25, 2015