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Australian robot gets put to work, herds sheep and cows (Tomorrow Daily 393)

This robot cowboy not only herds cattle, soon it will also monitor the herd's health and alert ranchers to any injuries or illness to livestock.

We've mentioned brainwave-controlled drone programs before, but now, the same university responsible for the original project is expanding that brainwave control to multiple drones at once. So, get your drone swarm ready, because soon, you might be able to control an army of them with just your mind.

Also in the news, Swagbot! No, this isn't a robot Justin Bieber (#swag); it's a four-wheeled bot designed to herd livestock. It's already working in Australian pastures, and soon, it'll be able to monitor the health of the animals it oversees.

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