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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.
Wearable Robot Mimics Leg Muscles to Help Foot and Ankle Rehabilitation
By via The Engineer · 22 January, 2014 • Pneumatic artificial muscles and sensors create a soft exoskeleton ideal for leg rehabilitation.
The BBQ’s Best Friend: Grillbot
By Robotics Trends' News Sources · 13 January, 2014 • A clean grill is just a single press away with Grillbot
Double Robot Allows Injured Student to Attend Classes, Rehabilitation
By Darcy Gray, The Hutchinson News · 18 December, 2013 • The Double Robotics telepresence robot rolls around the school while Kolton Kincaid recovers from an accident
Breast Cancer Prevention the New Frontier for ISS Robotics
By Space Coast Daily · 6 November, 2013 • IGAR robot going into clinical trials for breast cancer detection and improved biopsy techniques.
Anki Drive Rolls Out to the Public
By Scott Budman, NBC Bay Area · 24 October, 2013 • Apple's startup protege releases its first program Oct. 23.
New Robotic Stroller, Swing, and Car Seat for Your Baby
By Malia Spencer, Pittsburgh Business Times · 16 October, 2013 • 4moms announces new products.
Robotic Car Can Teach Kids Spelling and Math
By Mumbai Mirror · 16 July, 2013 • Kids liked the robotic car that could follow them around, so inventors developed it into an educational toy as well.
Ship-based Quadcopter Designed to Rescue Potential Drowning Victims
By RoboticsTrends' News Sources · 28 March, 2013 • The current Pars prototype could save up to three people at once

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