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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

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

Man to marry robot in what could be the wedding

A man has opened up about how he fell in love with a robot. Geoff Gallagher, from Queensland, Australia, was looking for love and thought he’d never meet anyone he could connect with. Since his mum passed away over a decade ago, it was just him and his dog Penny. Then, one day while reading […]...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

A company is offering you a chance you might want

A tech company is gearing up to launch a new line of human-looking robots, but they want them to have a friendly face. While Promobot could just make a range of artificial intelligence-created faces, they’re looking for actual humans to lend their features for the newest batch of machines. They are willing to pay £150,000 […]...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

Revolutionising take-out deliveries like never before!

MICHIGAN: Robot food delivery is no longer the stuff of science fiction. But you may not see it in your neighborhood anytime soon. Hundreds of little robots —  knee-high and able to hold around four large pizzas —  are now navigating college campuses and even some city sidewalks in the U.S., the U.K., and elsewhere. […]...Read More

Mapping remote areas of the ocean is now being outsourced

For centuries, humans have explored the Earth’s mountains, jungles, and deserts. But despite covering more than 70% of the Earth’s surface, the ocean is still a relative mystery. Underwater robotic vehicles equipped with sensors are helping gather that data quicker and more cheaply than ever before. But many of these vehicles rely on batteries with […]...Read More

A surgical robot performs 12 successful surgeries at Al Qassimi

SHARJAH: The Emirates Health Services (EHS) announced that Al Qassimi Hospital for Women & Children, in cooperation with the Visiting Consultants Program, has successfully performed 12 surgeries to treat pelvic diseases using the surgical robot within five days. With this achievement, Al Qassimi Hospital enhances its leadership at the local level as the first health […]...Read More