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Let’s Shape AI Before AI Shapes Us
It’s time to have a global conversation about how AI should be developed
(Jun 17, 2015)
Swedish Supercar Goes From Zero-to-Fabulous-to-Zero in Record Time
The test pilot barely touched the wheel, probably because he was being whipsawed by g forces
(Jun 17, 2015)
A Better Way for Brains to Control Robotic Arms
A brain implant reads a paraplegic man’s intentions to let him pick up a beer
(Jun 17, 2015)
Fetch Robotics Secures Massive $20 Million Investment from SoftBank
A robotics company that didn't exist a year ago gets a huge investment from Japan
(Jun 17, 2015)
IndieBio’s First Class of Startups: Bioreactors, Blood Tests, and DIY Genetic Engineering
Biology is accelerating faster than Moore’s Law, says IndieBio founder. It’s time for scientists to...
(Jun 17, 2015)
VoiceBox Has Ways of Making Your Car Talk
And because it lets each carmaker do things in its own way, it may just survive the onslaughts from...
(Jun 16, 2015)
Paper-based Origami Battery Operates on the Respiration of Microbes
Simple battery could lead to a self-contained biosensor system costing only five cents
(Jun 16, 2015)
DURUS: SRI's Ultra-Efficient Walking Humanoid Robot
SRI unveils a walking humanoid robot that's 20x more efficient than ATLAS
(Jun 16, 2015)
First CubeSats Planned for Mars
Nanosatellites may go into deep space for the first time
(Jun 16, 2015)
More Light From Metamaterials
Hyperbolic metasurface gives new control over lightwaves
(Jun 16, 2015)
Biotech and 3-D Printing Could Make Rhino Poaching Pointless
Pembient’s founders hope to destroy the illegal trade in Rhino horn and make “essence of rhino”...
(Jun 15, 2015)
Robotic Tools Understand What You Want to Do, Help You Do It
An intelligent, collaborative robotic arm knows how to complete tasks that you may not
(Jun 15, 2015)
Graphene Shines in World's Thinnest Light Bulb
First on-chip visible light source that uses graphene could lead to photonic circuits
(Jun 15, 2015)
Video Friday: PR2 With Nailgun, Snake Bot Tango, and Robot vs Sword Master
Get caught up with non-ICRA, non-DRC videos. We promise!
(Jun 12, 2015)
Bots Do Ballet in Brooklyn, and the Crowd Goes Wild
Seven Nao robots steal the spotlight in a modern dance performance
(Jun 12, 2015)
Hackers Invade Hospital Networks Through Insecure Medical Equipment
Oh no, not again! “Medjacks” demonstrate that medical devices are the soft underbelly of medical...
(Jun 12, 2015)
Novel Nanomaterial Makes Carbon Dioxide Sensors Portable
A new operating principle brings CO2 sensors to a range of new applications
(Jun 12, 2015)
DARPA Robotics Challenge: Amazing Moments, Lessons Learned, and What's Next
With the DRC over, here's what we learned, and what we have to look forward to
(Jun 11, 2015)
Mercedes-Benz E Class Will Out-Robot Top-of-the-Line S Class
Problem is, car prices increasingly reflect their tech content, which doesn't age gracefully
(Jun 11, 2015)
Injectable Electronics Give Neurology a Shot to the Brain
Nanowire meshes can be placed into the brain through a needle
(Jun 11, 2015)