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These Robots Can Merge and Split Their Brains to Form New Modular Bots

Researchers are developing splittable, mergeable nervous systems for truly modular robots

Starting a Robotics Company? Sell a Service, Not a Robot

Robot company founders and investors make a case for “Robots as a Service” at HAX demo day

Drones and AI Take On Killer Sharks Down Under

Robots are an expensive but cool solution to a very rare problem

Africa Leads the World on Drone Delivery: Flights to Begin in Tanzania in 2018

Drone delivery startup Zipline proved itself in Rwanda and is now expanding in a big way

AI in Space

NASA is partnering with machine-learning researchers and computer companies on planetary defense and mapping the moon

AI Helps Magicians Perform Mind-Reading Tricks

A muggle technology known as AI can help nonwizards exploit human psychology for magic tricks

Kuri Robot Brings Autonomous Video to a Home Near You

Mayfield Robotics improves its home robot, Kuri, adding track wheels, structural updates, and “Kuri Vision,” an autonomous home video program

THOR Transformer Drone Hovers and Cruises With No Compromises

To fly efficiently, aircraft can be designed for either hovering or cruising, but not both—except for THOR

Roomba Inventor Joe Jones: Why I Think Home Robots Will Become Invisible

Joe Jones, the inventor of the Roomba, argues that home robots will follow computers into the shadows

A Colonoscopy Robot and Other Weird Biomedical Tech From IEEE's Biggest Robotics Conference

Videos: Five weird biomedical robots from IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

Four-Armed Marimba Robot Uses Deep Learning to Compose Its Own Music

Georgia Tech's Shimon has analyzed thousands of songs and millions of music clips and can now compose completely original music

EPFL's Collapsable Delivery Drone Protects Your Package With an Origami Cage

A protective origami shell that gets 92 percent smaller makes for a safe and portable delivery drone

DNA Robots Can Deliver Molecular Packages

These miniature machines could help assemble electronics and medicines

Autonomous Robots Plant, Tend, and Harvest Entire Crop of Barley

This is as autonomous as farming gets, without any humans having to get themselves dirty, or even go outside

Cincinnati Schools Roll Out Tech to Identify Teens Likely to Attempt Suicide

An app uses deep learning to flag word choice and vocal patterns linked to suicide risk

Interview: iRobot CEO Colin Angle on Data Privacy and Robots in the Home

Angle sees home robots as the way to collect the spatial information your smart home needs to be smart

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