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Why More Drone Regulation is the Wrong Approach

Personal drones are just not the terror in the skies that we keep hearing about.
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Robot Kills Worker in Volkswagen Factory Accident

A 21-year-old technician, who was installing a robot at a Volkswagen facility in Germany, was struck in the chest by the robot and pressed against a metal plate. He later died from his injuries.
Robot Fun

Watch: Drone Helps Rescue 2 Boys from Raging River

Officials in Auburn, Maine used a drone to deliver a life jacket and safety line to two boys who were stranded on a rock in the middle of the raging Little Androscoggin River.
Future Tech

Here’s What it’s Like Driving Behind a Google Self-Driving Car

Watch a Google self-driving car safely navigate the streets of Mountain View, Calif.

Spotlight on Healthcare Robots

Meet the ‘World’s Most Lifelike’ Robot Hand

The bebionic small hand copies the capabilities of a real hand with 14 different precision grips.
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Rani Robotic Pill Could Replace Injected Medicines

The Rani robotic pill is swallowed like a normal pill and contains tiny needles made of sugar that push into the walls of your intestines and inject medication.

How Robots, Octopuses Might Revolutionize Surgery

One part of the robotic arm would gently squeeze and move around organs, while the other would perform the operation via a miniature surgical tool-kit.

App-Controlled Robot Arm Gives Boy, 9, New Hope

Smartphone app allows users to choose from up to 14 automated grips and gestures to complete daily tasks, such as index point mode for typing or precision pinch mode for gripping small objects.

Paralyzed Man to Walk Marathon with Exoskeleton

Nathan Kirwan, paralyzed from the chest down, is taking 55,000 steps over the next five months, with the help of an exoskeleton, to raise money and help Ireland keep its only publicly-available exoskeleton.
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