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Can Robot Patients Lead to Better Doctors?
By The National Science Foundation · 14 April, 2015 • Research seeks to make better human patient simulators, a training tool that enables clinicians to practice their skills before treating real patients.
Watch These Robot Flowers You Control with Your Brain
By Steve Crowe · 10 April, 2015 • NeuroFlowers uses an EEG headset to read electrical currents from the surface of your head to determine different mental states and make the robotic flowers open its petals and change colors.
Watch a Drone Crash & Burn Delivering Asparagus
By Steve Crowe · 9 April, 2015 • A restaurant owner tries to deliver asparagus using a drone. But shortly after takeoff, the drone crashed and burned, reminding us all that drone delivery isn't yet ready for prime time.
Mini Self-Driving Cars Race at MIT
By Steve Crowe · 7 April, 2015 • Mini self-driving cars race through tunnels at MIT. Watch the fastest car in the group and one that repeatedly crashes.
Can Drones Plant 1 Billion Trees Per Year?
By Steve Crowe · 7 April, 2015 • BioCarbon Engineering is using drones to counter industrial scale deforestation by planting 1 billion trees per year. The drones use detailed terrain data to build high resolution 3D maps of the areas to be reforested.
How a Robot Glove Helps Stroke Victims
By Steve Crowe · 7 April, 2015 • Stroke survivors may soon be able to improve their rehab success at home with the SCRIPT robot glove that allows therapists to remotely treat patients.
Exoskeleton Boots Make Walking Easier for Stroke Victims
By Steve Crowe · 6 April, 2015 • A new unpowered exoskeleton boot makes walking more efficient, by engaging a spring in parallel with the Achilles tendon.
Back to the Future: Autonomous Driving in 1995
By Steve Crowe · 3 April, 2015 • How far have self-driving cars come? You'd be surprised. Todd Jochem shares his memories of a 2,849-mile trip in an autonomous Pontiac Trans Sport minivan that he co-invented back in 1995.
Watch a Carlsberg Drone Deliver 12 Packs
By Steve Crowe · 1 April, 2015 • A 12-pack delivered to your house by drone in 30 minutes or less? Sign me up.
Driverless Car Completes Historic Cross-Country Trip
By Steve Crowe · 31 March, 2015 • Delphi Automotive's self-driving car completed its 3,500-mile trip from San Francisco to New York, setting the North America record for longest drive ever by a driverless car. No incidents were reported.
Watch Shep the Drone Herd a Flock of Sheep
By Steve Crowe · 30 March, 2015 • "Shep" the drone quickly herds a flock of 120 sheep across a field and through a narrow gateway.
Apple iDrone Quadcopter Coming in 2016?
By Steve Crowe · 25 March, 2015 • A German designer has created mockups of what he thinks an Apple drone should look like. Check out the realistic design.
5 Experts Who Say Elon Musk is Wrong About AI
By Steve Crowe · 24 March, 2015 • Will artificial intelligence help improve the human race or wipe it out completely? The debate continues.
10 Essential Spring Cleaning Robots
By Steve Crowe · 20 March, 2015 • Spring cleaning doesn't have to be a chore. Here are 10 robots that can automate Spring cleaning and help you enjoy the outdoors.
Model Dazzles with Crystal-Studded Robot Hand
By Open Bionics · 20 March, 2015 • Open Bionics 3D printed a custom robot hand studded with Swarovski crystals for Grace Mandeville, who donned the prosthetic at London’s Wearable Tech Show.

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