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Robot Sensors Could Go Super Thin

When it comes to robots sensors make the world real. It allows a machine to help to make sense of the world around them. It tells them when they have made contact with a wall, or when they are in the presence of a desired chemical. One cross continent team is working on a very small sensor.

Intuitive Surgical Sued Again

Surgery always comes with risks, and so does technology. So when you add a new advanced technology to a surgical procedure there is always a risk. Patients and doctors however need to be aware of those risks in order to make good decisions about which courses of treatment are best for the situation at hand. Failing to make exactly that kind of a notification has a woman in the state of New Jersey suing Intuitive Surgical, the makers of the da Vinci surgical robot system.

Japan Makes Swimming Robots

Olympic swimmers have to train for years to get into the kind of peak physical condition that allows them to push the limits of the human body can do.  When it comes to robots with amazing physical capabilities it is the developers who work hard to create the almost super human like capabilities of the machine.

Get The Power In Water With NOPOPO

The water batteries however, have no such problem. Aqua Power System Japan were the first to introduce NOPOPO - an eco-friendly battery that generates No Pollution Power - thus the name NoPoPo. The battery is completely rechargeable and it can be totally recycled. The water used within the battery is regular drinking water. No need for special water like that used in a car battery.

Mankind's Giant Leap Forward

There is only one thing that is better than being an inventor, and that is to be an inventor amongst a group of international minds, best in their fields and willing to contribute to your idea. When the spirit of the lone inventor meets the force of global collaboration, the results can reach the moon.

The Robot Barista in Texas

When it comes to getting your custom blend coffee drink, who do you picture getting it from? The odds are good that you probably picture a happy looking barista handing you a warm cup of your favorite drink with a paper capped straw peeking out of the top. One company in Austin, Texas, Briggo Coffee, has put a coffee robot on a University of Texas campus.

Cardboard Robot Decorates Mugs

Robots can do a lot of cool things. They can explore the depths of a volcano, or the far reaches of the solar system. But what about the less important tasks in life? Mug Marker spends his days, not too surprisingly, decorating mugs for use in the hot drink dreams of its makers.

NASA Tests Telepresence Robot

In a recent test done by the Ames Research Center, a part of NASA, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano controlled a robot on California soil from the heights of the International Space Station. The robot he is controlling is a K-10 rover, which had made appearances in space before.

3D Printed Food

Food printing is like a science fiction dream, something that could solve everything from food going bad to world hunger. So where are the technical innovations that will allow such a technology to become reality?

Mars Rover Hits Anniversary... and Lands Staff Dates!

Space may be the final frontier, but it seems that it is mostly going to be explored by robots, at least for the time being. Some of you may be aware of the Curiosity rover. Curiosity is currently on the surface of the planet Mars, but what you may not know is that the rover is coming up on a very big anniversary.