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Video: Researchers Develop Soft Meshworm Robot with Earthworm-Like Movement

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For scientists at MIT, Harvard University and Seoul National University, they got their inspiration from the lowly earthworm when it came to their latest creation: the Meshworm robot.

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Beyond Creepy – Meet Baby Robot, Affetto

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Conspiracy theorists are already preparing for the impending Robot Apocalypse and, let's face it, Baby Affetto doesn't do anything to ease any tension or worry that some of us have about our robot-filled future.

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Video: Robot Insect Able to Literally Jump on Water

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What if I told you that scientists have now developed a robot that acts like a water strider, able to actually jump across the surface of water? Well, they have and the video is below.

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iPhone-Powered SmartPet Robot Dog Wins Tokyo Toy Show

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More in line with my digital lifestyle would be something like the SmartPet. Winning the innovative toy category award at the Tokyo Toy Show, SmartPet essentially transforms your iPhone into a virtual pet dog.

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Flying Robot Can Pick Itself Up Again After Crashing

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Inspired by the way that insects can fly, fall, and easily pick themselves back up, the Laboratory for Intelligent Systems at Switzerland's EPFL federal research institute set out to create a flying unmanned aircraft that could do the same.

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Joggobot, Your Flying Robot Running Friend (Video)

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Do you want to have a jogging buddy but none of your human friends want to go for a run with you? Enter Joggobot, an AR Drone that's been modified to be your jogging companion.

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So-Called Robot Lifeguards Hit Zuma Beach In Malibu

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When it comes to saving lives out on the open waters, Los Angeles County Lifeguards are adopting a new first response measure, the use of a robot lifeguard.

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Smart Pebble Robots Can Mimic Objects Quickly

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The “Smart Sand” project has tons of obstacles to climb over before it truly gets very far off the ground, but it is attempting to use large cubes, 12mm on each side, that can actually bind together to mimic real objects.

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Unique Home-Made RC Car Can Fully Transform Into A Robot

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You've seen just about everything there is to see when it comes to RC cars, right? What about one that transforms instantly before your eyes to a dancing robot that has a pretty strong resemblance to one Optimus Prime?

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A Real R2-D2 Robot for Your Chinese Plug-In Hybrid Car

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On display at the Beijing Auto Show, the Qin is a plug-in hybrid car from Chinese automaker BYD. The car itself isn't terribly exciting as far as sedans go, but there is a little pop-up robot on the dash that serves as a central control point.

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MorpHex, the Walking Rolling Robot

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While we have robots like Asimo that attempt to mimic the bipedal nature of humans, robots that take on entirely different forms of locomotion can be so much more interesting. And the cool thing about the MorpHex robot is that it has more than one trick up its sleeve.

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Robot Jumps 30 Feet (Video)

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A robot on wheels isn't exactly the most exciting thing in the world, but the Sand Flea by Boston Dynamics has a very neat trick up its mechanical sleeve: it is capable of jumping a full thirty feet in the air from an absolute standstill.

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Galileo Robotic Arm Does a 360 With Your iPhone

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Apple iPhone, meet the new robotic arm, Galileo. This uniqe arm is capable of tilting at a 360 degree angle with the swipe of your finger on a remote iOS device.

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Robojelly: The Hydrogen-Powered Robot Jellyfish (Video)

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What you see in the above picture is Robojelly, a robot jellyfish designed by the researchers at Virginia Tech, which could be very useful in the future for underwater surveillance or search and rescue operations. You might be thinking that there is nothing new about a robot inspired by nature, but the robot jellyfish has a new trick up its sleeve. Theoretically, the Robojelly will go on working without ever running out of energy, as long as it’s in water.

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NASA and CSA Start Robot Refueling Mission Experiment

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Basically, this experiment is to see how well they can service working satellites using robots via remote control.

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