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Lego Mindstorms no kids' toy January 6, 2006 It might look like nothing more than Lego plastic, but anyone who buys the $249 kit can create fully functional robots. Photos: Building blocks for bots
Don't be rude to this robot November 21, 2006 A robotic dinosaur that gets depressed when its owner is curt? Yes, this highly sensitive little pet is coming in 2007.Photos: Pleo the sensitive bot
Opening act for Gibson's self-tuning guitar December 4, 2007 The guitar strings serve as the network on the Robot Guitar, which could save professional musicians time when changing keys.Photos: Self-tuning six stringVideo: Gibson's self-tuning guitar
Diving into mysterious Crater Lake August 25, 2006 Scientists use aquatic robots and highly sensitive sonar to study its pristine, self-contained ecology. Photos: A water-filled crater Video: Deep-diving robot
iRobot CEO: Forget 'The Jetsons' September 27, 2007 Chief executive Colin Angle offers a vision for the robot home contrary to the one you might have looked forward to as a kid.Photos: iRobot phones home, cleans gutters
Robotics industry hypes drive to market May 10, 2005 Robotics experts gather to show off their latest advances, and say that, more than ever, the devices are attracting a wide range of customers. Photos: Robot makers converge at confab
Stanford robot passes driving test June 15, 2007 Defending champion Stanford passes its first test in quest to be one of 30 finalists to join the DARPA Urban Challenge.Photos: Passing DARPA's test
NASA tests lunar robots in Arctic crater July 21, 2007 Researchers headed north to simulate a lunar environment. Unfortunately, the weather has been a little too nice.Photos: Lunar rovers on a test drive
Roomba rival looks to clean up October 20, 2006 Evolution Robotics wants to bring eyesight to the appliances getting ready to sweep into your living room.
In search of a do-it-yourself Wall-E May 29, 2009 Robots will be one of the largest categories of DIY projects at this weekend's Maker Faire, but hobbyist robotics goes much further than the festival.
Battle of the urban robots November 5, 2007 Teams in pursuit of top prize in DARPA bot showdown set their creations loose on a 60-mile city course.
Attack of the killer prototype robots September 29, 2006 Combine the right voltage and software program with a flat piece of fabric and you get dynamic physical rendering. Photos: Robot prototypes
Robots take the wheel in desert race October 7, 2005 DARPA's robot racing challenge will pit research teams against a hazardous course--and just maybe a cactus or two. Photos: 'Stanley' revs up for robo race
Start-up warms up personal robots October 24, 2007 Silicon Valley company started by a Google veteran plans to make its robotics software open-source.Photos: Tuning up autonomous vehicles
A user's guide to robotics higher ed May 28, 2009 A high-profile robotics CEO discusses where prospective college students interested in robotics ought to look--and what they should consider.
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