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Steve Crowe
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Steve Crowe is managing editor of Robotics Trends. Steve has been writing about technology since 2008. He lives in Belchertown, MA with his wife and daughter.

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Meet Popedrone: The Most Sacred Drone of All
April 30, 2015 · Students gave Pope Francis a drone custom painted in the colors of the Vatican flag that bears the papal emblem. So what will the Pope do with his new toy?
Watch a Micro Robot Pull 2,000 Times its Weight
April 29, 2015 · Stanford University researchers have built a 12-gram micro robot that can pull 2,000 times its weight. The researchers are looking to scale this technology up to larger robots to carry very heavy goods.
Paralyzed Man to Walk Marathon with Exoskeleton
April 29, 2015 · 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.
Nepal Earthquake: Drones Helping Recovery Efforts
April 29, 2015 · Drones are capturing aerial images of the devastation caused by the earthquake in Nepal. The imagery will be processed into 3D models of the terrain below to give responders more detailed information about the destruction than traditional 2D maps.
Wounded US Soldier Receives 3D Printed Robot Hand
Taylor Morris, a quadruple amputee who lost his limbs in an IED blast while serving in Afghanistan, receives an affordable 3D printed robotic hand.
Drones Hunting for Dinosaurs in Australia
April 24, 2015 · Drones are capturing footage of dinosaur footprints left over 100 million years ago in Australia to help explain their movements.
Watch: Boy Surprised with Blue Man Group Robot Arm
April 21, 2015 · Twelve-year-old Wyatt Farlardeau received the surprise of a lifetime when his favorite music group, Blue Man Group, presented him with a custom 3D printed robotic arm.
6 Robot Deals You’ll Love
April 21, 2015 · Here are some hot deals on drones and toy robots that are too good to pass up.
A Drone’s Eye View of the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial
April 17, 2015 · For the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing, CNN used a drone to capture video of the memorial that stands on the site today.
Get a Load of this Sword-Fighting Robot
April 17, 2015 · How could anyone possibly think it's a good idea to create a sword-fighting robot?
Watch a Robot Encounter a Sperm Whale 2K Feet Below the Sea
April 16, 2015 · At about 2,000 feet below the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, the ROV Hercules encountered a magnificent sperm whale. And it's all caught on tape.
Watch a Chimp Smash a Drone with a Stick
April 15, 2015 · A 23-year-old chimpanzee is not pleased when a drone flies in for a close-up, swatting the $2,100 drone out of the sky with a branch.
3D Robotics Solo Drone Gives You Creative Control
April 14, 2015 · 3D Robotics' Solo Smart Drone tries to lessen the learning curve with shooting aerial footage.
Watch These Robot Flowers You Control with Your Brain
April 10, 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.
Amazon Drone Delivery OK’d for US Testing
April 10, 2015 · The Federal Aviation Administration has granted Amazon permission to test its new UAVs for drone delivery in the US. Amazon must fly the drones under 400 feet and at speeds that don't exceed 100 miles per hour.
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