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Oct 23, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
It fits in your pocket and weights a mere 80 grams.
Oct 20, 2014 11:25 AM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
There aren’t any robots prepared to tackle an immediate Ebola crisis, even though autonomous machines would be immensely valuable.
Oct 17, 2014 02:05 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Comet Siding Spring will make a heart-stopping close flyby of the Red Planet in Sunday, giving our Martian armada of robotic explorers a ring-side view of the spectacle. Continue reading →
Oct 11, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
A disinfecting robot pulses UV-C light, which kills pathogens in five minutes. Continue reading →
Oct 10, 2014 01:47 PM ET
The U.S. is testing heavily armed autonomous drones for combat... and they're working. These computer controlled weapon carriers operate solely on their own and have already been used to attack targets abroad. Is this the future of war?
Oct 9, 2014 10:55 AM ET // AFP
In this version, traveling salesman Gregor Samsa wakes up as an android.
Oct 8, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The patient is better able to do his job as well as cope with everyday situations.
Oct 8, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
New implants lock into bone, allow better movement and more sensitive touch.
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