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Apr 9, 2016 03:30 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Assisted painting system reproduces images with positional tracking and old-fashioned spray paint cans. Continue reading →
Apr 6, 2016 04:00 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
A study finds that people respond to robots in a primitive, social way. Continue reading →
Apr 5, 2016 01:19 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Dust devils are a common feature on the Martian surface, but seeing one of these extraterrestrial whirlwinds in action through the eyes of a Mars rover is a special joy.
Apr 5, 2016 09:50 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
A robot built by a Hong Kong-based product and graphic designer has a striking resemblance to a famous actress.
Apr 1, 2016 02:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Opportunity may be the Mars roving champion, but even champions have their limits.
Mar 22, 2016 01:05 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
The talking robotic head Sophia from Hanson Robotics has frighteningly realistic facial expressions. Continue reading →
Mar 21, 2016 04:00 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
A hybrid material of silicone foam and metal turns elastic when slightly heated up. Continue reading →
Mar 7, 2016 12:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The grounded Mars lander was supposed to have launched by now -- will it be re-scheduled for 2018? NASA is mulling it over.
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