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Robots to help children to form relationships

Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn, Dr. Ben Robins and Dr. Ester Ferrari at the University of Hertfordshire's School of Computer Science are partners in the European Sixth Framework funded, €3.22 million Interactive Robotic Social Mediators as Companions... More...

'Guessing' robots find their way

US researchers from Purdue University, Indiana are developing robots that navigate through unfamiliar surroundings by creating maps of areas they have already explored and then use this information to make predictions. A technique called "simultaneous... More...

U.S. launches satellite repair robots

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) along with the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the same branch of the U.S. military that created the internet, has launched a pair of prototype robots into... More...

New Biological Robots Build Themselves

Inspired by biological systems, scientists have developed miniature robots that can self-assemble using parts that float randomly in their environments. The robots also know when something is amiss and can correct their own mistakes. ... More...

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