Robotics

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First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Robotic hand uses the power of static electricity to pick up objects

A cheap robotic hand developed by a company called Grabit[1] offers something most of the other mechanical[2] limbs[3] we've seen before[4] don't: the ability to pick up objects using electrostatic attraction. Even if you're not familiar with term, you've ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Robotics, Plastics, Cheap
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Exoskeleton Hands Will Give You Real Control of Your In-Game Fingers

Hands are already pretty accurately animated in many games, and characters can perform various tasks like picking things up, throwing grenades, or grabbing an apple. However, these are all scripted, not something you can really do yourself.Wanting to ... [Published Softpedia - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 3 reports

Two Important Ebola Conferences Coming Up

Just about every think tank, school of public health and infectious disease association has held a conference on Ebola in the last few weeks, but two coming up are still absolutely worth tracking.Now that New York City has seen is first diagnosis of Ebola, ... [Published RWJF - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 5 reports

Local robotics teams compete - a "FIRST" at next week's MD&M Minneapolis- October 29-30th at the Minneapolis Convention Center

About UBM CanonUBM Canon is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world's $3 trillion ... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 5 reports

How robotics skills will dominate future defence jobs

Those qualified in robotics-related skills, from computer games developers to nuclear engineers, are increasingly in demand in the defence sector It may be 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War, but the "poor bloody infantry" still risk ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 3 reports

Scientists Experiment With... Robotic Bacteria? | Fast Company

MIT researchers are researching robotic bacteria[1] that walk through human bodies that could help deliver drugs to different organs and even detect tumors. In a journal article published in Physical Review Letters[2], a team lead by Alfredo Alexander-Katz[3] ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Can you have feelings for a robot?

"We're designing things specifically to enhance your emotional linkage with technology therefore, for the right kind of people, will probably enhance their feelings towards the technology." It will take several years before sophisticated empathetic robots ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 24 2014]
Entities: Roomba, Robotics, Vacuum
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 3 reports

MU Health Care using robots that kill germs, including Ebola

In the battle all hospitals fight to eliminate infections, University of Missouri Health Care is using a new technology — robots that emit ultraviolet light to kill germs. The Ebola virus is among those pathogens the robots can kill.The machine emits ... [Published HealthCareIT News - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Groundbreaking set for third phase of Alabama Robotics Park in Limestone County

TANNER, Alabama - Five months after funding was secured, groundbreaking is scheduled for Phase III of the Alabama Robotics Technology Park in Limestone County.The ceremony will be Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. at the park on Highway 31 across from the campus of ... [Published al.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Glenelg Robotics Club

Students in Glenelg High School's robotics club work on a 130-pound bot capable of picking up and launching beachball-sized balls through a goal 10 feet high. (Blair Ames/Baltimore Sun Media Group video)This video is featured in these articles ... [Published Howard County Times - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

50 Jobs That May Be Replaced By Technology

Source: ThinkstockAs the topic of hundreds of science fiction movies and books, robots are among the more advanced types of computer systems. As robotics technology continues to evolve, some people watch in amazement and others have some degree of fear. ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 3 reports

Robotics may be next frontier in Ebola healthcare

NEW YORK — Robotics scientists are pondering an intriguing possibility: Might robotic technologies deployed in rescue and disaster situations be quickly repurposed to help contain the Ebola epidemic?A robot that could perform even some of the tasks of ... [Published Today Online - Oct 24 2014]
Entities: Robotics, Ebola, Healthcare

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The Robot in the Cloud: A Conversation With Ken... [Published Bits - 11 hours ago]
Robots are going to get smarter and more capable, fast, according to a leading researcher in the field. The reason: Whatever one robot encounters and learns about the world can be sent to the cloud and mixed with what all the other robots find. ...
SpaceX ship leaves ISS for Earth loaded with la... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 13 hours ago]
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft left the International Space Station to return to Earth today after a month in orbit, Nasa said.Astronauts at the orbiting lab manipulated the space station's robotic arm to detach the Dragon on time, at 9:57 am (1357 ...
AeroAstro turns 100 [Published MIT News feed - 14 hours ago]
On Friday, 11 astronauts — all MIT alumni — took to the stage of Kresge Auditorium to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. The elite corps of explorers reminisced about their unique on-the-job experiences, ...
Drones Are Now Helping Fight Malaria in Malaysia [Published Mashable! - 15 hours ago]
In a remote area of Southeast Asia, drones are fighting a battle — not against terrorists or insurgents, but against infectious disease. Researchers on the island of Borneo are using flying robots to map out areas affected by a type of malaria ...
Robotic hand uses the power of static electrici... [Published Engadget - 19 hours ago]
A cheap robotic hand developed by a company called Grabit offers something most of the other mechanical limbs we've seen before don't: the ability to pick up objects using electrostatic attraction. Even if you're not familiar with term, you've like ...
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Driving in Circles [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
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