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Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton Research Leaps Forward; Let the Cyborg Era Begin

Scientists are hard at work at improving mind-controlled devices--cyborg exoskeletons, anyone?

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2010 Year in Review: Robots

This has been quite a year for our gear-driven robot friends. They've cycled hundreds of kilometers, they've walked for hours without a break and one almost got...

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All I Want for Geekmas: Alex Wawro's Nerdy Gift Picks

Looking for a good gift for the geek in your life? Editorial Assistant Alex Wawro's gift list might help.

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Robots Don’t Need Us Anymore

A new project designs and creates robots without any human intervention.

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Want a Robotic Massage? This Tiny Rolling Robot's Got Your Back

A tiny wheeled robot equipped with tilt sensors automatically gives you a massage by rolling around your back.

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Grow Your Own Brain: Robot Powered by Rat Neurons Learns to Avoid Walls

Kevin Warwick, known for implanting electrode arrays into his arm so he can control robots on other continents, has been growing rat neurons to control a simple robot with two wheels and a sonar sensor. How big can these rat-brained robots grow?

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Sony's 10 Greatest Tech Flops

Though Sony has produced some of the biggest sellers in consumer electronics, the company's offerings don't always hit the mark. Here are some instances where consumers didn't love Sony's ideas.

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Robot Hands: Now With a Softer, Gentler Touch?

Ever wanted a robotic hand that could grab all sorts of things---keys, screwdrivers, even the phone? A researcher at Yale University has built a versatile and inexpensive robot hand with a soft touch, that's also apparently easy to make.

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Get Snooping With a Nosy Japanese Robot

A Japanese housing company has developed a robot capable of exploring building foundations so people don’t have to.

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Behold the Robotic Future of Cake Decoration

Vienna Design Week brings you the automated cake decoration device.

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