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Artificial sense of touch gets smarter, lets robots really feel

www.engadget.com
The verdict's still out on whether or not androids dream of electric sheep. But their ability to feel? Well, that's about to approach levels of human sensitivity. We're of course talking about the sense of touch, not emotions. And thanks to work out of Georgia Tech, tactile sensitivity for...
Artificial sense of touch gets smarter, lets robots really feel

DARPA-Funded Robot Gives Troops a Helping Hand Dismantling Explosives

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Robotic hands are getting increasingly smart, as this self-repairing, bomb-disarming one demonstrates....
DARPA-Funded Robot Gives Troops a Helping Hand Dismantling Explosives

DARPA research aims to create sub-$3,000 robotic hands

www.electronista.com
DARPA has demonstrated the results of its research into creating low-cost robotic hands. A clip released by the agency shows a robotic torso using an ordinary electric screwdriver to remove the screws mounting a wheel to a frame, before removing the wheel and attempting to re-mount a second wheel in...
DARPA research aims to create sub-$3,000 robotic hands

The New "Handmade"

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Amid grumblings of a “general fatigue” when it comes to software-based startups, a potentially transformative technology called 3D printing is poised to reach critical mass and mainstream awareness. Today’s news headlines about the technology tend to focus on the extreme possibilities in being able to print objects on demand –...
The New "Handmade"
DARPA wants to build low-cost robots that mimic your hand's finest movements

Surgical snakebot slithers around your heart, carries its own scalpel and forceps

www.extremetech.com
Howie Choset, a rambunctious roboticist who has been working on snake-like robots for decades at Carnegie Mellon University, has developed a new, ultra-slim snakebot that can crawl inside a small incision and perform surgery on your heart or excise prostate tumors. It has been successfully tested on pigs, and will...
Surgical snakebot slithers around your heart, carries its own scalpel and forceps

DailyDirt: Better Robots Keep Coming

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Robot research has made some remarkable advances over the years, but we don't quite have Star Wars servant droids or helpful general-purpose household bots from the Jetsons yet. While we've gained some autonomous vacuum cleaners, there's still plenty of room for improvement. Here are just a few robotic advances to...
DailyDirt: Better Robots Keep Coming

How To Build A Real $1 Million Bionic Man

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Rex is a walking, talking, hearing robot stuffed with artificial internal organs and the latest in prosthetic technology. Built for a British television program--he's soon coming to America. Beginning on February 7, visitors to London's Science Museum will see a strange, stirring sight: A humanoid replica built from the...
How To Build A Real $1 Million Bionic Man
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