All posts tagged with Science

Toyota announces robotic leg “WelWalk WW-1000” that helps paralyzed people walk

Toyota recently unveiled its Welwalk WW-1000 system designed to assist partially-paralyzed patients in walking. The robotic leg, developed in collaboration with the Fujita

http://www.robotics.news/2017-04-19-toyota-announces-robotic-leg-welwalk-ww-1000-that-helps-paralyzed-people-walk.html

Just ONE robot eliminates SIX jobs, analysis finds… human labor rapidly becoming obsolete

Automation has led to the loss of 670,000 manufacturing jobs between 1990 and 2007, confirms a new report published in

http://www.robotics.news/2017-04-13-just-one-robot-eliminates-six-jobs-analysis-finds-human-labor-rapidly-becoming-obsolete.html

Robotics

Breakthrough brick-laying robot to put millions of brick layers out of work

New York-based Construction Robotics has developed a bricklaying robot that can build walls six times faster than a human worker. The

http://www.robotics.news/2017-04-07-breakthrough-brick-laying-robot-to-put-millions-of-brick-layers-out-of-work.html

Brain power: How one paralyzed man was able to move his arm again

Bill Kochevar, 56, was left paralyzed from the shoulders down after a cycling accident severely injured his spinal cord. In

http://www.robotics.news/2017-04-06-medical-breakthrough-allows-paralyzed-man-to-move-his-hand-with-his-mind.html

Scientists believe they will make synthetic life within two years

After successfully synthesizing artificial DNA strands from Baker’s yeast using nothing but laboratory equipment and human ingenuity, scientists working as

http://www.robotics.news/2017-04-04-scientists-believe-they-will-make-synthetic-life-within-two-years.html

Linguists now working to replace human journalists with robots that can write the news

Can robots write our news? Researchers from the Media Management and Transformation Center (MMTC) at Jönköping International Business School mean to

http://www.robotics.news/2017-04-04-linguists-now-working-to-replace-human-journalists-with-robots-that-can-write-all-the-news.html

Nanoweapons may wipe out humanity before the end of the century, warns futurist

Today’s exploitation of nanotechnology may one day lead to the creation of mini-nuclear bombs and lethal robots the size of insects,

http://www.robotics.news/2017-03-23-nanoweapons-wipe-out-humanity-before-the-end-of-the-century-warns-futurist.html

3D printing of metal objects achieves stunning breakthrough: Entire JET ENGINE printed in metal

Monash University and Amaero Engineering have acquired one of the biggest metal 3D printers currently in production. The Xline 2000R metal

http://www.robotics.news/2017-03-20-3d-printing-of-metal-objects-achieves-stunning-breakthrough-entire-jet-engine-printed-in-metal.html

Elections could be stolen in the near future when voting rights are granted to digital, virtual “copies” of human consciousness implanted in machines

Artificial intelligence may soon become a complete entity of its own and may even share fundamental rights with humans, according to

http://www.robotics.news/2017-03-17-elections-could-be-stolen-in-the-near-future-when-voting-rights-are-granted-to-digital-virtual-copies-of-human-consciousness-implanted-in-machines.html

Big Brother: Amazon’s Alexa programmers are now working on voice identification software

Amazon’s voice-activated virtual assistant, Alexa, may soon have the capability to identify who is speaking to it – a feature

http://www.robotics.news/2017-03-13-big-brother-amazons-alexa-programmers-are-working-on-voice-identification-software.html

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