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Robots Will Help Spectators at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Tokyo 2020 Robot Project promises an assortment of robots to do useful things for visitors at the games. But will they be more than a novelty?

18 Mar 2019 18:30:00 GMT 2018

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Untold History of AI: Charles Babbage and the Turk

The famed 19th century engineer may have been inspired by an early example of AI chicanery and hype

18 Mar 2019 14:00:00 GMT 2018

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Latest Generation of Lionfish-Hunting Robot Can Find and Zap More Fish Than Ever

It's round three of invasive lionfish vs. underwater robots

14 Mar 2019 19:30:00 GMT 2018

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Shot to the Gut: “Robotic” Pill Sails Through Human Safety Study

The autonomous, easy-to-swallow device administers a drug injection inside the intestines

14 Mar 2019 18:10:00 GMT 2018

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IHMC Developing New Gymnast-Inspired Humanoid Robot

Hydraulic actuators will give Nadia a unique combination of flexibility and power

13 Mar 2019 19:55:00 GMT 2018

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How MIT's Mini Cheetah Can Help Accelerate Robotics Research

Sangbae Kim talks to us about the new Mini Cheetah quadruped and his future plans for the robot

11 Mar 2019 16:52:00 GMT 2018

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3 New Chips to Help Robots Find Their Way Around

Intel and academic groups are designing specialized hardware to speed path planning and other aspects of robot coordination

7 Mar 2019 20:35:00 GMT 2018

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Shimi Will Now Sing to You in an Adorable Robot Voice

Deep learning helps one of Georgia Tech's musical robots to understand humans and sing to them

5 Mar 2019 20:33:00 GMT 2018

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Zipline Emphasizes Safety With Its Delivery Drones in Preparation for U.S. Operations

Medical deliveries are scheduled to start in North Carolina in June, but how safe is safe enough for a delivery drone?

1 Mar 2019 15:10:00 GMT 2018

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Can AI Detect Deepfakes To Help Ensure Integrity of U.S. 2020 Elections?

Startup Deeptrace is racing to develop automated detection of fake videos and images as U.S. 2020 elections loom

28 Feb 2019 17:21:00 GMT 2018

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Sandia’s Robots Pull Apart Warheads to Recycle Thousands of Micro-grenades

More than 700,000 bomblets have been turned into recyclable metal thanks to hard-working robots

27 Feb 2019 22:00:00 GMT 2018

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Animal-AI Olympics Will Test AI on Intelligence Tasks Designed for Crows and Chimps

Experiments drawn from Aesop’s Fables can gauge general intelligence

27 Feb 2019 21:28:00 GMT 2018