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February 9, 2016

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February 9, 2016

Feb. 9, 2016 — The first robotically driven experimentation system to determine the effects of a large number of drugs on many proteins, reducing the number of necessary experiments by 70 percent, has been created ... read more

Collaboration Between Humans and Robots

Feb. 3, 2016 — The new dimension of collaboration between humans and robots can be measured in just a few centimeters: the latest generation of high-precision sensors tells the robotic arms of today’s ... read more

Scientist Creates Artificial Intelligence Algorithm to Monitor Machinery Health

Feb. 2, 2016 — An artificial intelligence algorithm greatly increases accuracy in diagnosing the health of complex mechanical systems. In blind tests using data coming from highly unpredictable and real-life ... read more

Super Mario Gets Social Intelligence

Feb. 2, 2016 — Computer scientists help the popular jump ‘n’ run game figures learn to observe, collaborate – and even switch ... read more

Senior Citizens May Accept Robot Helpers, but Fear Robot Masters

Feb. 1, 2016 — Senior citizens would likely accept robots as helpers and entertainment providers, but are leery of giving up too much control to the machines, according to ... read more

Jan. 25, 2016 — Engineers are developing hardware and software tools to help underwater telecommunication catch up to its over-the-air ... read more

Using Artificial Intelligence and Evolution to Take Gaming to the Next Level

Jan. 25, 2016 — You have a new video game and have spent weeks trying to defend yourself against your arch enemy. You finally found his weakness and how to stop him, and are joyfully exacting revenge. But one day ... read more

Jan. 11, 2016 — Patients who have lost their hand functions due to injuries or nerve-related conditions, such as stroke and muscular dystrophy, now have a chance of restoring their hand movements by using a new ... read more

Robot Innovation Automates Short Production Runs

Jan. 11, 2016 — A new quick-control system slashes substantially the programming time for industrial robots, enabling the use of automation also in short production runs of single-item products. This innovation has ... read more

Jan. 4, 2016 — Abandoned items of luggage are frequently found at airports and train stations. This is a case for the emergency services, who have to assume that these items might contain bombs. They must assess ... read more

Biggest Database for Cancer Drug Discovery Goes 3-D

Jan. 4, 2016 — The world's largest database for cancer drug discovery has been revolutionized by adding 3-D structures of faulty proteins and maps of cancer's communication networks, according to a new ... read more

Jan. 4, 2016 — Continuous adaptation makes for more natural interactions between robots and humans in shared tasks, report ... read more

Dec. 21, 2015 — Two technologies which use deep learning techniques to help machines to see and recognise their location and surroundings could be used for the development of driverless cars and autonomous robotics ... read more

Dec. 18, 2015 — Researchers have developed a technique that uses chains of magnetic nanoparticles to manipulate elastic polymers in three dimensions, which could be used to remotely control new 'soft ... read more

'Robot Locust' Can Traverse Rocky Terrain, Assist in Search and Rescue

Dec. 17, 2015 — A new miniature robot is poised to make a major contribution to the field of advanced robotics. Researchers believe that the new locust-inspired robot will perform well in search-and-rescue missions ... read more

Snake Bellies Help Scientists Get a Grip

Dec. 17, 2015 — A new study sheds light on how snakes' sharp-edged belly keels improve climbing abilities, which could lead to bio-inspired robotic designs and new methods to prevent snake ... read more

Dec. 15, 2015 — The enduring popularity of and interest in droids like C-3PO and R2-D2 speaks to the fascination many people have with robotics and artificial intelligence. Although no one will have their own C-3PO ... read more

Dec. 14, 2015 — New mathematical models can give us better and cheaper robotic ... read more

Electric Assistance for Stroke Recovery

Dec. 7, 2015 — Robotic therapy works better if stroke patients’ brains are stimulated by ... read more

Dec. 1, 2015 — A collaboration between developmental psychologists and computer scientists has demonstrated that robots can "learn" much like babies - by experiencing the world and eventually imitating ... read more

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