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Robotic hand built by Japanese firm to be part of tech demo at the space station in 2021
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Robotic hand built by Japanese firm to be part of tech demo at the space station in 2021

With this tech demonstration, GITAI hopes to develop more robots to carry out versatile tasks in space.

American journalist  shares viral video featuring robot room service in Shanghai hotel; here’s how Twitter reacted
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American journalist shares viral video featuring robot room service in Shanghai hotel; here’s how Twitter reacted

Twitterati was stunned after the video went viral and a few thought it to be cute, while others had suggestions to make the robot more generous. Some users even asked "Did you have to tip?"

Russian spacecraft carrying humandoid robot docks to the ISS after failed attempt
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Russian spacecraft carrying humandoid robot docks to the ISS after failed attempt

The robot FEDOR, copies human movements, a skill that allows it to help carry out tasks remotely.

Russia sends its first humanoid robot — Fedor to the ISS on its Soyuz rocket
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Russia sends its first humanoid robot — Fedor to the ISS on its Soyuz rocket

Fedor has Instagram and Twitter accounts that describe it as learning new skills such as opening a bottle of water.

You auto-complete me: Our bittersweet relationships with and through bots
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You auto-complete me: Our bittersweet relationships with and through bots

The relationship between humans and AI (bot) is a constantly developing one, where on the one hand, we are charmed by the humanity of bots, and on the other, considering our relationship with this other in terms of domination.

Scientists have developed a robotic arm that can taste for chemicals using bacteria
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Scientists have developed a robotic arm that can taste for chemicals using bacteria

Soft robotics uses lightweight, flexible and soft materials to create machines that match the versatility of living things.

2.0: Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar's sci-fi magnum opus to reportedly release in China on 12 July
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2.0: Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar's sci-fi magnum opus to reportedly release in China on 12 July

2.0 makers had earlier released a statement that said that the Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar-starrer would hit China screens in May

This drone can climb up walls, fly like a quadcopter and turn into a car-like robot
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This drone can climb up walls, fly like a quadcopter and turn into a car-like robot

The robot can find uses in agriculture, cleaning, entertainment, as well as law enforcement & anti-terrorist operations.

AI that sees like humans do may be the future of automated search & rescue robots
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AI that sees like humans do may be the future of automated search & rescue robots

The scientists are trying to develop the system into a robot to help in search and rescue in the future.

Japanese Hayabusa mission to collect samples found water on the asteroid Itokawa
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Japanese Hayabusa mission to collect samples found water on the asteroid Itokawa

Scientists have found water content in the parent body after analysing the collected samples from Hayabusa

Cockroach-inspired surgical bot slithers into pig's heart with no human guidance
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Cockroach-inspired surgical bot slithers into pig's heart with no human guidance

The device finds its target but takes seconds longer than a doctor to perform routine tasks.

New fibre combining elasticity of rubber, strength of metal developed by scientists
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New fibre combining elasticity of rubber, strength of metal developed by scientists

Researchers created fibres consisting of a gallium metal core surrounded by an elastic polymer sheath.

Amazon witnesses robot-human collaboration, now counts more than 25 robotic centres
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Amazon witnesses robot-human collaboration, now counts more than 25 robotic centres

Since Amazon went all-in on robotics with logistics robot-maker Kiva, gains have been indisputable.

Teen builds for himself a robotic, colourful prosthetic arm using Lego pieces
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Teen builds for himself a robotic, colourful prosthetic arm using Lego pieces

Once his favourite toys, the plastic bricks became the building material for his first artificial arm.

Scientists create a self-aware robot that can sense when it has been damaged
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Scientists create a self-aware robot that can sense when it has been damaged

Engineers give the robot the ability to model itself without prior knowledge of physics or its own shape.

Japanese startup Groove X unveils companion robot designed to make users happy
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Japanese startup Groove X unveils companion robot designed to make users happy

The robot's practical uses are limited to simple tasks like watching over the house via a camera.

2.0: Rajinikanth's introduction scene paused for three minutes in theatre for fans to celebrate
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2.0: Rajinikanth's introduction scene paused for three minutes in theatre for fans to celebrate

The pause at the 2.0 screening lasted for almost three minutes and saw fans dancing to Rajinikanth's introduction scene.

Social robot Furhat aims to build on people's ease of talking to voice assistants
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Social robot Furhat aims to build on people's ease of talking to voice assistants

The robot has been used in Frankfurt airport as a multi-lingual concierge.

India's first 'personal robot' for children launched in Mumbai, priced at Rs 24,999
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India's first 'personal robot' for children launched in Mumbai, priced at Rs 24,999

The WiFi-operated robot, costing Rs 24,999, will be available from December 15.