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Scientist develop tech that communicates with crops, finds out when they get sick
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Scientist develop tech that communicates with crops, finds out when they get sick

The tech is still new, but it could be used to build "plant-based robots" that handle fragile objects when rigid, robotic arms can't.

CES 2021: Samsung 110-inch micro LED, JetBot 90 AI+ robot, Galaxy Upcycling at Home, more announced
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CES 2021: Samsung 110-inch micro LED, JetBot 90 AI+ robot, Galaxy Upcycling at Home, more announced

At the event, Samsung showcased a number of products from AI robots, AIoT home devices, to solutions for a sustainable future.

Sex in space: Could technology help in meeting astronauts' intimate needs during space travel?
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Sex in space: Could technology help in meeting astronauts' intimate needs during space travel?

Erobotics is the emerging transdisciplinary research studying human-erobots interactions and related phenomena.

Manipur youth develops robot that communicates in English, identifies and picks electronics
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Manipur youth develops robot that communicates in English, identifies and picks electronics

Irom Roshan could not graduate due to financial constraint and worked for nearly two years to develop the robot.

The future of soft robots depend on materials that conduct electricity, sense damage, self-heal
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The future of soft robots depend on materials that conduct electricity, sense damage, self-heal

The concept of embodied intelligence describes a system of materials that are interconnected, like tendons in the knee.

Toby Walsh on why machines should become smarter than us, and why 'tech is not destiny'
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Toby Walsh on why machines should become smarter than us, and why 'tech is not destiny'

We should celebrate when machines execute and take over dull, repetitive jobs, Toby Walsh says. In this conversation, he speaks about the inherent biases in algorithms, holding tech companies accountable and how the fear about losing jobs to machines is misplaced

'Robot blood' pumps hydraulic liquid that energize robots for long duration tasks
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'Robot blood' pumps hydraulic liquid that energize robots for long duration tasks

Robots will be able to undertake delicate missions like sampling coral reefs because they can function for longer stretches of time.

Facebook is working on AI that will be trained using self-learning methods
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Facebook is working on AI that will be trained using self-learning methods

Facebook's new AI will help robots teach themselves through trial and error and will have human-like curiosity.

Robots inspired by animals to be foot-soldiers in South Korea's military by 2024
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Robots inspired by animals to be foot-soldiers in South Korea's military by 2024

USA and China are already making headways in this field and South Korea wants a piece of the pie.

These are six things robots on the daily that you most probably didn't know about
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These are six things robots on the daily that you most probably didn't know about

While you might not come in contact with robots every day, they play background roles in many fields.

Robots at a Budapest cafe serve up food and drink, tell jokes, dance with kids
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Robots at a Budapest cafe serve up food and drink, tell jokes, dance with kids

Pepper, a “receptionist” robot can hold a conversation and also dance with customers.

Robot recreates the walk of a 290-mn-year-old creature that lived before dinosaurs
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Robot recreates the walk of a 290-mn-year-old creature that lived before dinosaurs

An old fossil skeleton and preserved ancient footprints were used to create a moving robot model.

Robots will take over human jobs but it's not all bad as one might assume: CES 2019
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Robots will take over human jobs but it's not all bad as one might assume: CES 2019

Most home robot ventures have failed, in part because they’re so difficult and expensive to design.

C-sections to soon be performed by robots, controlled by healthcare assistants
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C-sections to soon be performed by robots, controlled by healthcare assistants

Robots will soon be delivering babies by carrying out C-sections as well as other surgeries.

Robot-waiters remotely controlled by differently abled people serve at a cafe in Japan
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Robot-waiters remotely controlled by differently abled people serve at a cafe in Japan

The humans operating the robots may have conditions such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis .

Face/Off in real life: Japanese company creating super-realistic masks in high demand
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Face/Off in real life: Japanese company creating super-realistic masks in high demand

A Japanese car company ordered a mask of a sleeping face to improve its facial recognition technology to detect if a driver had dozed off

Robots will create more robots at a $150 mn ABB factory in Shanghai in 2020
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Robots will create more robots at a $150 mn ABB factory in Shanghai in 2020

ABB’s robotics campus, due by the end of 2020 will produce robots for China, and elsewhere in Asia.

Robots may need lizard-like tails to move through tricky terrain claims study
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Robots may need lizard-like tails to move through tricky terrain claims study

Researchers used a slow-motion camera to capture the nuanced movement of eight species of lizards.

A new 'Minimal Turing Test' can tell if you're human or AI with a single word
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A new 'Minimal Turing Test' can tell if you're human or AI with a single word

Do profanity and poop best separate us from robots and the software within?