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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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Are Robots Really Stealing Human Jobs?

Economist David Autor believes that robots are slowly eating away at different trades. Are they, or is it just a sign of changing times and jobs?

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Human-Punching Robots Investigate Our Pain Threshold

Researchers are violating First Law of Robotics--that robots shouldn't harm humans--in the name of science.

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iRobot Sneak Peek: JamBots, LanDroids, and TransPhibians

A tech showcase hosts developments in robotics inspired by Rosie and other friendly and helpful futuristic bots.

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