Robotics

Here are 10 items or less about stores trying to get rid of checkout lines

21 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

It's one part of shopping that both retailers and their customers loathe: the checkout line. Even customers who like to shop just want to get out the door. And it's not lost on...
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Students Put Their Skills To The Test In Robotics Competition

Students Put Their Skills To The Test In Robotics Competition

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Bits: The Week in Tech: Our Future Robots Will Need Super-Smart Safety Checks

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Software looks to be at the heart of the recent Ethiopian Airlines crash. Safety approval of such systems will only get harder as technology advances.
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U.S. Astronauts Take Multi-Hour Spacewalk to Replace Batteries on ISS

1 day ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Two American astronauts took a spacewalk Friday to replace aging batteries on the International Space Station. NASA's Anne McClain and Nick Hague are scheduled to work in space...
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A 30-Million-Page Library Has Blast Off to the Moon as a ‘Civilization Backup'

1 day ago   |   Time

An Israeli spacecraft currently on its way to the the moon is toting a 30-million-page “civilization backup,” according to NBC News. The ‘Lunar Library' started its journey to...
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Scientists deploy robot ‘translators' for interspecies communication & behavioral control

Scientists deploy robot ‘translators' for interspecies communication & behavioral control

1 day ago   |   RT

Fish and bees have been able to communicate for the first time, courtesy of a few talented robots mimicking and controlling their actions, in an unusual experiment that...
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Machines Treating Patients? It's Already Happening

1 day ago   |   Time

Rayfield Byrd knows when it's time to wake up every morning. The 68-year-old Oakland, Cal., resident hears a voice from the living room offering a cheery good morning. Except...
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Dynamic hydrogel used to make 'soft robot' components and LEGO-like building blocks

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

A new type of hydrogel material could soon make assembling complex microfluidic or soft robotic devices as simple as putting together a LEGO set.
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The technical meets the emotional in The Hummingbird Project

1 day ago   |   National Post

Science-fiction, with its robots, starships and futuristic weaponry, is a staple of cinema. Less common but just as satisfying when done well is what one might call...
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Robot servers and 3D menus: What's on tap at the restaurant of the future

2 days ago   |   National Post

Patrons enter a cafe and pass by a hologram of coffee pouring from a carafe into a cup. They scroll through a three-dimensional menu and see exactly what each dish will look...
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US-backed forces say ISIS has lost its final stronghold in Syria

US-backed forces say ISIS has lost its final stronghold in Syria

U.S.-backed forces in Syria announced Saturday they have liberated the last pocket of territory held by the Islamic State in Syria. Read more ...

March Madness schedule: Today's NCAA game times, where to watch Round 2

March Madness schedule: Today's NCAA game times, where to watch Round 2

With half the NCAA Tournament field now off the bracket, it's time for March Madness Round 2. Keep up with all the action and check out the full NCAA schedule, game times... Read more ...

Crowds gather after former officer found not guilty in shooting death of...

Crowds gather after former officer found not guilty in shooting death of Antwon Rose

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Texas flight attendant detained by immigration on return to US

Texas flight attendant detained by immigration on return to US

Selene Saavedra Roman, 28, was released Friday from a detention center in Conroe, Texas, according to a statement from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Read more ...

March Madness live scores: Round 2 results, highlights from Saturday's 2019...

March Madness live scores: Round 2 results, highlights from Saturday's 2019 NCAA Tournament games

Sporting News is tracking all the action from Day 3 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament. Keep up with the latest March Madness scores and highlights with our live updates from... Read more ...

A 23-year-old off-duty police officer was ambushed and shot to death after...

A 23-year-old off-duty police officer was ambushed and shot to death after leaving a nightclub in Chicago, according to officials

A 23-year-old off-duty Chicago police officer was shot and killed early Saturday morning while leaving a nightclub. Another victim, an unidentified man who was not a police... Read more ...

Sale, Red Sox agree to deal adding $145 million to contract

Sale, Red Sox agree to deal adding $145 million to contract

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Ace left-hander Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a new contract that guarantees an additional $145 million from 2020 to 2024. Read more ...

Bellator 218: Emmanuel Sanchez staying ready for all possibilities at...

Bellator 218: Emmanuel Sanchez staying ready for all possibilities at featherweight

Gallery Emmanuel Sanchez def. Georgi Karakhanyan at Bellator 218: Best photos THACKERVILLE, Okla. - Emmanuel Sanchez wasn't exactly thrilled with Georgi Karakhanyan 's game... Read more ...

The Mueller report is out - here's everyone who has been charged and...

The Mueller report is out - here's everyone who has been charged and convicted in the Russia probe so far

On March 22, Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted the final report on his nearly two-year investigation to the Department of Justice. Since 2017, Mueller has investigated... Read more ...

Mueller concludes Russia probe, delivers report to AG Barr

Mueller concludes Russia probe, delivers report to AG Barr

Justice Department: Special counsel Robert Mueller closes Russia investigation, delivers report to Attorney General Barr. Read more ...