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NASA's dexterous Surrogate robot is designed for danger

Moving on tracks, this two-armed robot could operate in crippled nuclear power plants like Fukushima Daiichi

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iRobot's latest Roomba robot is designed for hackers

iRobot announces the Create 2 which enthusiasts can either program themselves or use as a foundation for additional hardware.

VIDEO: Meet the robotic muscle helping Amazon this holiday season

Across the US, 10 fulfillment centers will use robots and computer vision to help with online orders.

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Computer vision, robots bolster Amazon warehouses for holiday rush

The retailer's fleet of Kiva robot platforms tops 15,000, while a giant robot arm hoists stock

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Eerily realistic Toshiba android performs sign language

Her name is Aiko Chihira and she's an air-powered interpreter

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Phew! Omron's ping-pong robot won't unseat humanity

The HAL 9000 of ping pong robots can still be beaten. But what will the future hold?

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Japan rolls out afro-topped cheerleading swarm robots

The synchronized dancing machines balance on balls

Dyson’s 360 Eye robot vacuum ready to take on Roomba

16 years in the making, Dyson’s 360 Eye robot vacuum uses infrared sensors and a 360-degree camera to map out its environment and navigate while cleaning.

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Google's driverless car prototype will get a steering wheel after all

California DMV says self-driving vehicles must allow humans to take control

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Arise, Swarmbots! Harvard lets loose army of independent robots

The Harvard Kilobots provide a glimpse into how machines can mimic biological processes

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What drones can do for you

Not every drone flying above is a privacy-invading lethal weapon. We found five ways that drones are actually helping make the world a better place

on techhive.com

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Hardware hackathon hopes for new ideas on 3D printers, robots

Hack-A-Day is offering $200,000 in rewards for open-source hardware innovations.