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Robots learn to take proper handoff May 21, 4:07 pm
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A humanoid robot can receive an object handed to it by a person with something approaching natural, human-like motion, thanks to a new method developed by scientists at Disney Research, Pittsburgh.
London, May 18 (ANI): To increase the security at the upcoming Football World Cup in Brazil in 2014, the Brazil government will reportedly use a fleet of robots that are usually used to neutralize roadside bombs and inspect areas for traces of explosives.
Now, robot that tells you when you stink May 10, 1:03 pm
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Japan researchers have created a pair of robots- a girl and a dog - whose odour sensors can determine just how bad you smell.
Intelligent robots may overtake humans by end of 21st century May 9, 11:52 am
Washington, May 9 (ANI): The idea of superintelligent machines may sound like the plot of a sci-fi movie, but many experts say that the idea isn't far-fetched.
UN report calls for moratorium on 'killer robots' May 3, 11:28 am
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A United Nations report has said that killer robots that can attack targets without any human input "should not have the power of life and death over human beings".
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Using bundles of vertical zinc oxide nanowires, researchers have fabricated arrays of piezotronic transistors capable of converting mechanical motion directly into electronic controlling signals.
Humans do empathize with robots Apr 24, 4:02 pm
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Duisburg Essen in Germany have found that humans have similar brain function when shown images of affection and violence being inflicted on robots and humans.
'Killer robots' raise fear of Terminator-like attacks Apr 23, 3:18 pm
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Human Rights groups have launched a campaign to put an end to the development of what are called "killer robots," which they believe should be outlawed along with cluster bombs and land mines.
Washington, March 29 (ANI): Researchers working to program a group of 40 robots believe the ability to control robot swarms could prove hugely beneficial in a range of contexts, from military to medical.
Robot swarms could be future servants for humans Mar 29, 11:10 am
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Robots acting together to carry out jobs could provide new opportunities for humans to harness the power of machines.
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Robots, who are confused about what they encounter in the world of humans, can now get help online.
Killer robots 'danger to mankind' Feb 25, 2:09 pm
London, Feb. 25 (ANI): A human rights group is set to launch a global campaign to highlight the danger of killing machines and wants a ban before they become a reality.
Cockroaches could help build better robots in future Feb 23, 11:45 am
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Researchers have found that running cockroaches start to recover from being shoved sideways before their dawdling nervous system kicks in to tell their legs what to do.
'Artificial brain' lets robots learn language Feb 20, 4:40 pm
Washington, February 20 (ANI): An artificial brain system enabled a robot to learn, and subsequently understand, new sentences containing a new grammatical structure.
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A raunchy restaurant in Japan is using scantly-clad female robots instead of real life women to provide adult entertainment to its customers.
Robots get new skill - jumping Feb 14, 11:31 am
Washington, February 14 (ANI): Using small explosions produced by a mix of methane and oxygen, researchers at Harvard have designed a soft robot that can leap as much as a foot in the air.
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): To develop a better understanding between humans and robots, and to enable them to work together as a team, researchers have swapped their roles to improve efficiency as well as their confidence and trust.
Teleoperated robots could be used to explore moon's far side Feb 11, 1:54 pm
London, February 11(ANI): Manned submersible vehicles and numerous teleoperated robots jointly conduct deep ocean exploration on Earth.
Robots cook and serve food at Chinese restaurant Jan 14, 2:31 pm
London, January 14 (ANI): A restaurant in China's northern Heilongjiang province has 20 robots working for it, as waiters, cooks and busboys.
Sydney, December 24 (ANI): Wouldn't it be nice if you could send your duplicate to office while you enjoy a holiday break miles away.
Swarm of ping pong ball-sized robots developed Dec 15, 10:11 am
Washington, December 15 (ANI): A team of researchers has developed a basic robotic building block, which they hope to reproduce in large quantities to develop increasingly complex systems.
Now, robots can deceive each other like squirrels and birds Dec 4, 2:10 pm
Washington, December 4 (ANI): Drawing inspiration from the deceptive behaviours of squirrels and birds, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed robots that are able to deceive each other.
Washington, Nov. 20 (ANI): American human rights activists and lawyers have expressed concerns over the use of autonomous drones, also known as "killer robots", saying that the use of such technology would undermine checks on the killing of civilians.
Dancing robots help autistic kids learn Nov 9, 12:20 pm
London, November 9 (ANI): Dancing robots could help improve the communication skills of children with autism, researchers say.
How hopping robots could help conserve energy Nov 4, 2:49 pm
Washington, November 4 (ANI): In a new study that could extend the range of future rescue and exploration robots, researchers have found that hopping robots could dramatically reduce the amount of energy they use by adopting a unique two-part "stutter jump."
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