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‘Luke Skywalker’ Robotic Arm Wins FDA Approval
By Steve Crowe · 15 May, 2014 • New "Luke Skywalker" robotic arm detects muscle contractions close to the area where the prosthesis is attached, allowing a person to flex certain muscles and make 10 different powered movements.
Sporobot to Automate Production of Malaria Vaccine
By RT Staff · 7 May, 2014 • Sanaria is working with Harvard's Biorobotics Lab to automate a vaccine that proved 100 percent protective against malaria.
How a Robotic Mouse Could Solve Cat Obesity
By Mike Koon, University of Illinois · 24 April, 2014 • Petronics has a prototype robot mouse that senses a cat's movements and react the way a real mouse would, resulting in playtime for the cat.
MIT Builds Voice-Controlled Robotic Wheelchair
By Dylan Love, Business Insider · 16 April, 2014 • MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory voice-controlled robotic wheelchair could revolutionize the way people with progressive neurological conditions get from place to place.
Panasonic Robot Bed/Wheelchair Earns Global Safety Certification
By Jason Falconer, Gizmag · 16 April, 2014 • Panasonic's Resyone, a robotic bed that transforms into an electric wheelchair, is the world's first ISO13482-compliant service robot.
Anki Drive Adds New Cars, Tracks, Race Mode
By RT Staff · 16 April, 2014 • Anki Drive, the game featuring artificially intelligent robotic cars is expanding with new racing tracks, two new cars, and new game-play mode.
MIT Developing Paper Robots People Can Print at Home
By Dylan Love, Business Insider · 10 April, 2014 • MIT's Ankur Mehta is lead researcher on a project that quite literally enables people to print robots on a standard piece of paper at home
TinkerBots Robot Building Kit Launches on Indiegogo
By Natasha Lomas, TechCrunch · 10 April, 2014 • TinkerBots is a modular robot building kit for children that allows for a variety of robots to be put together. TinkerBots is seeking to raise $100,000 on Indiegogo.
Robbie the Robot: Personal Assistant for Limbless Teenager
By Emmet Cole, Robotics Trends · 27 March, 2014 • A prototype of Robbie the Robot, designed to assist a teenager born without limbs, has been unveiled by Trinity College Dublin.
Amputee Drummer Gains Third Arm With Robotic Prosthesis
By Carey Dunne, Fast Company · 13 March, 2014 • A rock musician regains his career with the aid of the robotic prosthesis that turns him into a 'three-armed power-drumming cyborg.' The performer can control either one drumstick or two with his right 'arm.'
Drones Changing the Way We Watch Sports
By Colin Lecher, Popular Science · 12 March, 2014 • Already used for filming at the recent Olympics in Sochi, and Stateside in many 'extreme sports,' drones may appear next in college and prep sports.
Drones Legal in US, Judge Rules
By RT Staff · 7 March, 2014 • Commercial drones, for now, are legal in U.S. skies. Judge Patrick Geraghty of the National Transportation Safety Board. The ruling effectively invalidates FAA's ban on the use of commercial drones. The FAA can appeal the decision.
Robotic Arm, Video Games Help Stroke Patients Recover
By Cynthia Newsome, KSHB · 27 February, 2014 • Robotic arm supports patient's arm as they sit in a chair and play a video game with a joystick.
Robotics Lawnmower Powered by Grass
By Drew Prindle, Digital Trends · 6 February, 2014 • Design is almost complete on this autonomous mower than runs without fuel
Using Robots to Diagnose Autism in Children
By Ankica Barbir-Mladinovic, RFE/RL · 28 January, 2014 • Croatian researchers introduce Robot Rene to observe and diagnose autism in young children.

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