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Robot Stays on Its Feet Despite Punishment

Robot Stays on Its Feet Despite Punishment

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 24, 2015) Robotic engineers have modelled a two-legged robot to be fast and agile like an ostrich. The design is more efficient and stable than bipedal robots built to move like humans, according to its creators who abuse the poor machine to test its skills. Ben Gruber has more. Video provided by Reuters
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Advances in Robotic Materials Stuck in Lab

Advances in Robotic Materials Stuck in Lab

AP (Mar. 23, 2015) Researchers at the University of Colorado in a review published in Science say different fields and industry must work together to get advances in robotics out of the lab and into industry and homes. (March 23) Video provided by AP
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Cheap Wind Power? Just Listen to Turbines Talk to Each Other, Say Researchers

Cheap Wind Power? Just Listen to Turbines Talk to Each Other, Say Researchers

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 12, 2015) The price of wind power may soon compete with conventional fossil fuels, according to researchers in the United States. Engineers are fitting wind turbines with sensors to extend and increase their efficiency by optimizing how rotor blades adjust to changing wind patterns. Ben Gruber has more. Video provided by Reuters
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Virtual Reality Race on in Video Game Industry

Virtual Reality Race on in Video Game Industry

AP (Mar. 5, 2015) Several companies are pushing to become the first to have a working next generation virtual reality visor hit the consumer market. AP's Haven Daley has more from the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. (March 5) Video provided by AP
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