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Scientists create a snake robot that can slither into the brain

September 03, 2019 1:09 pm

Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have made a robotic thread designed to crawl through the blood vessels inside the brain.

Novel algorithm can help robots prevent colliding with humans

June 17, 2019 1:58 pm

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US created an algorithm. A scientist has developed an algorithm that helps the robot avoid collisions by accurately calculating what path a human is going to take.

Be wary of robot emotions; 'simulated love is never love'

April 27, 2019 6:40 pm

Research has shown that people have a tendency to project human traits onto robots, especially when they move or act in even vaguely human-like ways.

AntBot, the first walking robot that navigates without GPS

February 16, 2019 3:39 pm

AntBot copies the desert ants' exceptional navigation capacities, allowing it to explore without using Global Positioning System (GPS), researchers said.

SoftBank alum unveils 'affectionate' companion robot in Japan

December 18, 2018 4:55 pm

The Lovot will compete with Sony Corp's AI-powered robot dog Aibo, revived last year more than a decade after it ceased production.

Novel insect-inspired flying robot developed

September 16, 2018 8:34 pm

As in flying insects, the robot's flapping wings, beating 17 times per second, not only generate the lift force needed to stay airborne, but also control the flight via minor adjustments in the wing motion.

Vistara Airlines will soon have a robot called RADA to help customers

May 30, 2018 3:02 pm

Vistara has introduced a robot called 'RADA', that will offer customer assistance, and is based on artificial intelligence.

Italian researchers develop lighter, cheaper robotic hand

May 12, 2018 12:17 pm

The Hennes robotic hand has a simpler mechanical design compared with other such myoelectric prosthetics, characterized by sensors.

iRobot Roomba 606 robotic vacuum cleaner launched in India: Price, features

March 19, 2018 6:07 pm

iRobot has launched its robotic vacuum cleaner, the Roomba 606, in India. The advanced robotic vacuum cleaner is priced at Rs 19,990.

Robots could descend into old mines to prevent toxic spills

January 31, 2018 8:28 pm

The US EPA has introduced a robot, that is expected to scan mines in order to search for heavy metals, that could contaminate the soil and local water streams.