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New Robotic Exoskeleton Is Controlled by Human Thoughts
The exoskeleton in action.
August 21st, 2015
The future is here, and it looks like a pair of robot legs that you control with your mind.
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Tesla Unveils Snakelike Robot Charger for Electric Cars
Tesla's snake robot charger.
August 10th, 2015
Plugging your electric car into its charger with your own two hands is so 2013.
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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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Giant 'Battle Bot' Could Get Makeover Ahead of Epic Duel
megabots, mark II, mk. II
August 19th, 2015
Finally, there's a crowdfunding campaign for people who want to watch giant robots fight to the death.
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Bug Bots! These Insect-Inspired Robots Can Jump on Water
Water Strider-Inspired Robot
August 3rd, 2015
Swarms of robots inspired by water-hopping insects could one day be used for surveillance, search-and-rescue missions and environmental monitoring, researchers say.
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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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Futuristic Exoskeleton Keeps Clumsy Robot from Falling Over
Hermes the robot.
August 13th, 2015
To keep a robot from toppling over, researchers built a futuristic exoskeleton that gives bots humanlike reflexes.
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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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