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Stephen Hawking on Reddit: Ask Him a Question on Artificial Intelligence
Stephen Hawking
July 27th, 2015
Got questions about artificial intelligence? Stephen Hawking has answers.
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Mean Machines: US & Japan Mega-Robots to Battle
Kuratas robot.
July 6th, 2015
If watching giant robots fight to the death sounds like your idea of a good time, then you're in luck.
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Pull Over, America! This Adorable Hitchhiking Robot Needs a Lift
HitchBOT catches a ride.
July 21st, 2015
Think you'd never pick up a hitchhiker? Then you've probably never met hitchBOT.
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Seahorse's Amazing Tail Could Inspire Better Robots
Seahorse
July 2nd, 2015
Slinky snake robots could get a better grip when climbing, thanks to new research on how a seahorse's tail works, according to a new study.
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Robo-Klutz: Bipedal Bots Bite It at Competition
DARPA Robotics Challenge course, Florida, Team IHMC
June 10th, 2015
They walked, they climbed, they drove around in utility vehicles, but the skillful robots at this year's DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) also spent much of the competition doing something else: falling over.
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Gallery: Robots Face Off in DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals
Momaro robot
June 5th, 2015
At the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals, robots built by teams from around the world are preparing to face off in a competition that tests their ability to assist humans during a simulated natural or manmade disaster.
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New Hybrid Robot Has Soft 'Skin' But Hard 'Guts'
Hybrid Robot
July 10th, 2015
It may seem soft and squishy to the touch, but a new robot is tough on the inside and ready to pounce, researchers say.
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Rough-and-Tumble Roach Bots Barrel Over Obstacles
Cockroach Robot
June 23rd, 2015
Robots inspired by cockroaches can use the shape of their bodies — particularly, their distinctive round shells — to maneuver through dense clutter, according to a new study.
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Korean Robot Takes Home $2M Prize in DARPA Challenge
Team KAIST robot
June 6th, 2015
A robotics team from South Korea took home the $2 million first-place prize in a competition this weekend to design robots that could aid humans in a natural or manmade disaster.
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