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The secret to swarming robots? Simplicity

Simple robots that identify and move toward each other could open the way to armies of machines that measure pollution, pollinate plants, or fly through our bodies.

By Apr. 18, 2014

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'Terminator'-style cube robots swarm and self-assemble

Robotics researchers at MIT show off the capabilities of small cube-shaped robots with no external moving parts.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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Self-assembling foam chair expands like popcorn

Belgian designer Carl de Smet has created a memory foam chair that assembles itself when heated.

By Apr. 24, 2013

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Google and robots: The future just got a lot closer

Don't look for an Android-powered Wall-E anytime soon, but Google's recent move toward robotics signals a big momentum shift getting under way.

By Dec. 5, 2013

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Andy Rubin's next Google moonshot project: Robots

The former Android leader is in charge of one of Google's "moonshots," an effort to use robots to free humans from drudgery.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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Future robots powered by pee? Urine luck!

How to power robots that go where humans fear to tread? A new device works like an artificial heart to pump pee into the "engine room" of self-sustaining bots.

By Nov. 11, 2013

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These robots will assemble your IKEA furniture

During the White House's "We The Geeks" Google+ Hangout on robotics, a number of cutting-edge automatons -- like the IKEA Bot -- are on display.

By Aug. 9, 2013

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IBM's self-assembling nanotube chip tech (pictures)

Big Blue has developed a way to use a combination of chip patterns and chemical bonding to precisely place carbon nanotubes on computer chips. Here's a look at some of the technology involved.

10 Images By Oct. 28, 2012

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Fetch for iOS

Fetch is an entertaining adventure for both kids and adults alike, with colorful cartoon-like graphics, an extremely touchable interface full of little items to interact with, and challenging puzzles to solve as you explore a fantastical world.

By Apr. 9, 2013

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Living side by side with robots

The Robot Block Party at Stanford University celebrates all things robotics -- from startups pitching their businesses to home-brew builders looking to have some fun.

By Apr. 11, 2013