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Pushy Robots Learn the Fundamentals of Object Manipulation

Systems 'learn' from novel dataset that captures how pushed objects move, to improve their physical interactions with new objects

by Staff Reporter

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New Lightweight, Portable Robotic Suit to Increase Running and Walking Performance

Newly developed robot suit made of fabric vest and wires to help people with restricted mobility to walk or run more efficiently

by Staff Reporter

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Giving Robots a Faster Grasp

An algorithm speeds up the planning process robots use to adjust their grip on objects, for picking and sorting, or tool use

by Staff Reporter


Darn You, R2! When Can We Blame Robots?

A recent study from North Carolina State University finds that people are likely to blame robots for workplace accidents, but only if they believe the robots are autonomous.

by Staff Reporter

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Virtual Walking System for Re-experiencing the Journey of Another Person

Illusory walking sensation through pre-recorded oscillating optic flow and synchronous foot vibration

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AI Could Offer Warnings About Serious Side Effects of Drug-Drug Interactions

The more medications a patient takes, the greater the likelihood that interactions between those drugs could trigger negative side effects, including long-term organ damage and even death. Now, researchers at Penn State have developed a machine learning system that may be able to warn doctors and patients about possible negative side effects that might occur when drugs are mixed.

by Staff Reporter

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The UK is Sending a 'Walking' Spider Robot to the Moon in its First Lunar Rover Mission

A tiny walking spider robot, built by a British start-up space company, is set to be UK's first lunar rover in history.

by Lola Louson

HP Robocop, Knightscope's K5 model, deployed at Huntington City Park proves to be

Police Robot on Park Patrol Ignores Woman, Tells Her to "Step Out of the Way" When She Asked for Help

Technological developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics are gaining more popularity and applications. But after several instances of failed robocop performances, are we really ready to leave the safety and security of our public places to these glorified machines?

by Margaux Torres


Deep3DFly:The Deep-learning Way to Design Fly-like Robots

It turns out that flies have some features and abilities that can inform a new design for robotic systems.

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Future intent: Would You Let an Automated Car Do the Driving?

QUT researchers release results of Australian and international studies into drivers' willingness to embrace new technology

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CTFH and Insilico Collaborate on Accelerating First-in-class Therapeutics Using AI

The collaboration aims to accelerate drug discovery and development with an AI-enabled platform for triple-negative breast cancer

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Can Robots Make Our Writing and Editing Better?

Can Robots Make Our Writing and Editing Better?

Whenever people imagine the future, they think about different technological developments, innovations, and trends that we currently only see in the movies.

by Robert Everett

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Researchers Create First-Ever Personalised Sound Projector With £10 Webcam

A University of Sussex research team has demonstrated the first sound projector that can track a moving individually and deliver an acoustic message as they move, to a high-profile tech and media conference in LA.

by Staff Reporter

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WPI Professor Teaming with Experts to Develop Wireless Sensors for New Prosthetics Device

Worcester, Mass. - July 29, 2019 - A Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) professor, a local prosthetics company, and an occupational therapist with limb absence have teamed up to develop wireless sensors to improve the performance of prosthetics for individuals with upper limb amputations.

by Staff Reporter

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