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  In many ways, the human race has advanced radically in a very short period of time. People born with missing limbs can now live full and “normal” lives, as can those who have suffered injuries and amputations. This is a far cry from the days when an amputated leg meant either life with a […]

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Evolta is a small robot created by Panasonic to market their Evolta batteries. The little green robot is extremely energy-efficient and has accomplished many feats so far such as climbing the Grand Canyon using a rope and driving the Le Mans race track. Now, the little robot is getting ready to accomplish another feat: it will run, swim and […]

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RobotShop is putting together a list of the most noteworthy and outright coolest robots for 2010 and we need your help. You can participate by voting in a poll on the RobotShop Forum that will decide which are The Ten Coolest Robots of 2010. We have selected twenty of the coolest robots from a cross […]

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Engineers and researchers form the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, in Tübingen, Germany and making some interesting  “scientific research” about the way humans perceive motion by riding a giant industrial robot arm from Kuka while playing video games.  As depicted in the video below, the system uses a Robocoaster, a modified six-axis Kuka KR 500 […]

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The TheCorpora blog by Francisco Paz has revealed more details on the Open Source robot QBo. This robot DIY weighs around 10 kg, measures 46 cm high, and it can recharge all by itself. It has four infrared sensors, four ultrasonic sensors, two video cameras in the eyes, two microphones in the ears and one […]

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Here is a conference table robot that is able to adjust itself by taking various forms. This table is composed of four elements and is able to be separates and re-assembled, without any human intervention. The Intelligence Laboratory Robotics University of Tsukuba in Japan is behind this original project. Each table is equipped with two […]

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You know the fixed bar acrobatics by Hinamitetu. Now, along the same lines, still gymnastics, this robot is able to perform a back flip like a human. You have to see it to believe it. The prototype has been made by a Japanese robotics fan. (See his blog) What’s more, his “baby” can even run […]

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