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Meet the world’s smallest remote control robot

Engineers have created the world’s smallest remote control robot. The tiny crab-looking robotic device is the size of a ballpoint pen tip, engineers from Northwestern University created them in order to carry out intricate tasks that humans couldn’t do. They’re just half a millimetre wide, which is nuts to think about, and they can bend, […]...Read More

Dubai Hospital launches surgical robot Da Vinci Xi

DUBAI: A specialised medical team at Dubai Hospital has performed the first successful surgery using the Da Vinci Xi Surgical Robot on a 22-year-old Emirati patient suffering from a blockage in the upper part of the ureter. The complaint made the patient suffer from enlarged kidneys and its complications. Dr. Yasser Ahmad Al Saeedi, Consultant, […]...Read More

Meet a robot that could help heal your heart

Almost two years before Japanese fashion titan Yusaku Maezawa headed on his recent tourist visit to the International Space Station, he had made a global statement as he began a worldwide search for a life partner to go to the moon with him. Maezawa, who was 44 at the time, said he hoped to find […]...Read More

Goodbye herbicide, hello weed-zapping robots

Three robots on a field in England have been one mission; to find and zap weeds with electricity before seeds get planted in the cleared soil. Named Tom, Dick and Harry, the robots were developed by Small Robot Company to get rid of unwanted weeds with minimal use of machinery and heavy chemicals. Since 2017, […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – January 9

Daguerreotype, an early photographic process, was announced at the French Academy of Science on this day in 1839. Did you know that: • Kirland Warbler discovered Andros Island in the Bahamas on this day in 1879• Karel Capek, a Czech writer best known for his play “R.U.R.” which introduced the word “robot”, was born on this day […]...Read More

iCub — Human’s very own Iron Man here to help all

A team of scientists at a research facility in Italy has developed a robot to help out during natural disasters. The small humanoid robot, called iCub, will fly using a propulsion backpack and will have systems in its palms that allow it to control power and direction. The scientists from Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia have […]...Read More

Xenobots: Robots that can reproduce on their own

Scientists have managed to create robots that can reproduce on their own. A team of researchers announced last year that they were going to create synthetic lifeforms that were made up of skin cells and heart muscle cells derived from frog embryos. These creations were called Xenobots, which came from the scientific name for the […]...Read More

She can do a lot more than just follow commands

When people think of artificial intelligence, the images that often come to mind are of the sinister robots that populate the worlds of “The Terminator,” “I, Robot,” “Westworld,” and “Blade Runner.” For many years, fiction has told us that AI is often used for evil rather than for good. But what we may not usually […]...Read More