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“Autonomous Robots”

May 17, 2015 05:00 AM ET // AFP
The Cicada drones are being designed for a range of missions and can be outfitted with light-weight sensors, including microphones.
May 11, 2015 02:33 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
MIT's cognitive seabots are designed to plan autonomously and work together like ... well, like the crew from Star Trek, actually. Continue reading →
Mar 9, 2015 05:13 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Engineers analyzing a problem with NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity suspect an intermittent short circuit in its drill triggered the protective software that automatically suspended science operations on Feb. 27.
Feb 25, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
The self-learning software could be used to control autonomous cars and improve stock market and weather forecasting.
Feb 19, 2015 01:49 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Autonomous vehicles avoid collisions by scanning their environment 25 times per second Continue reading →
Feb 17, 2015 06:20 PM ET // Robert Z. Pearlman, collectSPACE.com Editor
In the end, Europe's fifth and final space station freighter went out in more of a fiery blaze than with the big bang of its namesake.
Feb 15, 2015 09:20 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
We're all aglow this week with tech that glows.
Feb 12, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The infiltration of machines in human society won't be sudden and terrifying, but rather innocuous.
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