Robotics

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Award-Winning Teacher Introduces STEM Education To Younger Students

Award winning educator Carlos Lauchu shares his keys to developing middle school students who excel in STEM education.

05/26/2015

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$18 Million In Scholarships Are Awarded For Robotics In California’s Schools

Carson’s California Academy of Mathematics and Science’s Nerd Herd learn about robotics and gain educational benefits along with financial assistance for college.

05/12/2015

Da Vinci surgical robot demonstrates dexterity by peeling a grape. (Photo from da Vinci)

Could Robotic Grape Surgery Be The Tipping Point For Robo Buses, Robo Security Guards, Even Robo News Articles?

At some point, it’s inevitable that machines will become better than humans at certain tasks. For surgeons, that day may be here soon but what about city buses, security cameras, and even journalists writing articles like this one?

05/11/2015

Charles Williams with the robotics team at Cupertino High School. (CBS)

Robotics Team Mentor Helps South Bay Students Engineer Success

Some South Bay high school students are getting lessons in engineering that will carry them a long way outside the classroom, and it’s thanks to this week’s Jefferson Award winner.

04/01/2015

A view of the main entrance to Apple Inc. in Cupertino, California. (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple Wants To Begin Production Of Electric Cars By 2020

Bloomberg Business reports that the car team already consists of about 200 people and Apple has ramped up hiring within the past few months.

02/19/2015

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Robotic Dog From Google Subsidiary Stands Up To Kicks From Humans, Rough Terrain

A Google-owned subsidiary that makes animal-inspired robots revealed their latest creation, a small robotic dog that can stand up to all kinds of challenges.

02/09/2015

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (L) is shown the ATLAS Robot that had recently completed testing at the DARPA Robotics Challenge at the Pentagon on April 22, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Secretary Hagel visited Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) exhibits to see cutting edge technology first hand and how they contribute to U.S. national security. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Military Robot Fueled By Google Technology Has Learned Karate

The Pentagon-backed team developing a robotic soldier that looks like something out of ‘Terminator’ has released a new video showing of the balance and mobility of their creation.

11/11/2014

A robotic sailboat competes at a competition at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo. (CBS)

Wave Of The Future: Robotic Sailboats Compete At California Maritime Academy

From around the world, five elite engineering teams have gathered at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo, where they are racing robotic sailboats.

06/10/2014

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Deal Adds To Tech Giant’s Robotics Toolbox

Google may be gearing up to build robots that resemble props in science-fiction movies as the ambitious Internet company expands into yet another technological frontier.

12/16/2013

Boston Dynamics' WildCat Robot (credit: screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET)

Google Acquires Boston Dynamics, Maker of Animal-Inspired Robots

Company nabs a maker of impressive walking and running creatures. It’s part of Google’s effort to buy its way into a future populated by autonomous mechanical entities…

12/15/2013

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