NASA buys life-like humanoid as tour guide

September 15th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) A life-like robot, which speaks more than a dozen languages and has a pawky sense of humour, has been bought by NASA to become a robotic tour guide. The ... Read more...

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Worthington keen to star in ‘Commmando’ reboot

August 18th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS) "Avatar" star Sam Worthington has expressed a desire to star in a reboot of the 1985 Arnold Schwarzenegger hit "Commando". After portraying a humanoid in "Terminator Salvation" ... Read more...

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“Mothman” Comes To History Channel

February 11th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The History Channel featured a mythical creature in its show "Monster Quest" on Wednesday, Feb 10. The show, which tracks sightings and reports of strange, unknown ... Read more...

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Scientists invent robot that exhibits swine flu symptoms

October 24th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 24 (ANI): Scientists in Japan have created a new robot that sweats, moans, and exhibits symptoms of the H1N1 swine flu virus, in order to help train health care ... Read more...

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Robot that mimics humans from the inside out

September 17th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Boffins have developed an amazing skeleton robot that moves just like humans.The creation is known as an "anthropomimetic robot".Using human anatomy as a blueprint, scientists have replicated tendons ... Read more...

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Female fashion robot to hit Japanese catwalk

March 17th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Japanese scientists have unveiled a female humanoid that could be the next supermodel.Scientists from National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology have designed a "cybernetic human" ... Read more...

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Social robots may soon be living around us

February 23rd, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Bringing robots closer to humans, scientists have now unveiled humanoid and dog robots that develop unique personalities when they interact with humans in a "robot nursery".Created by ... Read more...

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New software helps robots learn to move themselves

August 7th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 7 (ANI): German researchers have written a piece of software that enables robots to learn to move through trial and error. Ralf Der, a professor at the Max Planck ... Read more...

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Now, a robot called Twendy thats almost human!

November 28th, 2007 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 28 (ANI): A robot will soon be seen doing all the housework from waking you up from bed, to chatting and help you to make your breakfast.Boffins claimed that the ... Read more...

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‘Dragonball’ set for live-action adaptation

November 14th, 2007 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Twentieth Century Fox has roped in Justin Chatwin and James Marsters to star in the live-action adaptation of the hugely popular Japanese manga "Dragonball". James Wong will be helming ... Read more...

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Jennifer Connelly joins Keanu Reeves in ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still’ remake

November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin

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