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Laser Bug Zapper Inches To Market
A joint venture announced last week plans to commercialize a pest-control system with roots in the...
(Mar 17, 2015)
Self-Driving Car Aims for First Cross-U.S. Road Trip
A self-driving car outfitted with Delphi technologies readies for a 5600-kilometer road trip
(Mar 17, 2015)
Spider Silk Smooths Path to Better Batteries
Chemically-treated spider silk improves supercapacitors and lithium-ion batteries
(Mar 17, 2015)
Universal Robots UR3 Arm Is Small and Nimble, Helps to Build Copies of Itself
One application this robot is already helping with: making more robots
(Mar 16, 2015)
Japan Demoes Wireless Power Transmission for Space-Based Solar Farms
Sending kilowatts of power half a kilometer is just a start. Japan is planning orbiting solar farms...
(Mar 16, 2015)
A Brain-Computer Interface That Lasts for Weeks
Flexible EEG sensor stays stuck to your through showers, swims, and sleep
(Mar 16, 2015)
ESA Rescues Errant Galileo Navigation Satellites
Thrusters nudged the satellites to a better, but still not ideal orbit
(Mar 16, 2015)
Mobileye and Valeo Join Forces to Perfect the Poor Man's Robocar
The one uses cheap cameras, the other is developing (fairly) cheap lidar
(Mar 16, 2015)
MIT's DragonBot Evolving to Better Teach Kids
With a new robot in the works called Tega, MIT's Personal Robots Group wants to get social robots...
(Mar 16, 2015)
Tires Could Help Power Your Car
Goodyear wants to capture the wasted energy where the rubber meets the road
(Mar 16, 2015)
Instead of Dropping Bombs, Can Drones Locate Unexploded Ones?
Humanitarian groups in Laos may soon have help clearing munitions from the Vietnam War
(Mar 15, 2015)
Your Body Is a Race Car. McLaren Wants to Optimize Its Performance
Sensors and analytics developed for cars find use in elite athletics and medicine
(Mar 14, 2015)
Google Project Wing delivery drones
After all the excitement that Amazon was working on unmanned drones for package delivery (and many...
(Aug 30, 2014)
Droids dance, dogs nuzzle, humanoids speak at Madrid robot museum
A white robotic beagle sits wagging its tail and nuzzling anyone who pets it, while six pint-sized...
(Nov 29, 2013)
A robot turtle will help underwater archaeologists to inspect shipwrecks
The Robot Safari in London Science Museum will see the world premiere of the underwater robot U-CAT...
(Nov 26, 2013)
The humanitarian case against killer robots
Noel Sharkey, the chairman of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control, argued his case...
(Nov 26, 2013)
Atlas teams head for DARPA Robotics Challenge
( —December 20 is a big day for teams competing in the Defense Advanced Research Projects...
(Nov 26, 2013)
Robots let doctors 'beam' into remote US hospitals
Remote presence robots are allowing physicians to "beam" themselves into a growing number of U.S....
(Nov 18, 2013)
Researchers study how to use mind-controlled robots in manufacturing, medicine (w/ Video)
( —Worried that machines will someday control the human race? If so, relax.
(Nov 14, 2013)
NEC introduces the PaPeRo petit robot
( —Japan's portfolio of robot creations has become well known as a versatile one that...
(Nov 13, 2013)