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Now, a robot that will understand emotions


August 24th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Aug 24 (IANS) A robot being developed in Finland will be capable of recognising human emotions and understanding speech and gestures.Being created at the University of Oulu in Finland, ... Read more...

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Chinese firm to send Spanish rover to moon in 2014


August 18th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) A Chinese company will send a Spanish rover to the moon in June 2014, after competing in the Google Lunar X Prize contest, Xinhua reported.According to ... Read more...

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Robot can detect tiny mines under ship hulls


July 18th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) US naval scientists have designed a robot that can navigate through underwater environments and spot mines the size of an iPod attached to a ship's hull ... Read more...

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Scientists create robot which registers human emotions


July 16th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) In their quest for creating a human-like robot, scientists have edged closer to their goal -- they have designed one that can display several human emotions ... Read more...

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Cruise controlled Holmes’ life?


July 8th, 2012 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 8 (IANS) Hollywood star Tom Cruise had reportedly banned Katie Holmes from appearing in photos which showed her kissing her co-stars, and even refused to let ... Read more...

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Scientists develop robotic legs that mimic human gait


July 6th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Researchers have designed a robotic set of legs which they believe is the first to mimic the human gait accurately.The neural (nerve cell) architecture, musculoskeletal architecture ... Read more...

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Japanese creates robotic buttocks that quiver


July 6th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 6 (IANS) A 24-year-old graduate student from Tokyo University has created the first robot "that can feel fear" - mechanical buttocks that quiver when you spank them or ... Read more...

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Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai gets robotic arm for surgeries


June 10th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Advanced medical techniques took a great leap forward in India with the arrival of a robotic arm for assisting in surgeries at the prestigious Kokilaben Dhirubhai ... Read more...

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Not fit for action movies: Pattinson


June 4th, 2012 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson says he prefers smaller, gritty dramas over blockbuster because he thinks he doesn't have the physique to be an action hero."If there is ... Read more...

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First robotic fish tested


April 12th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 12 (IANS) The world's first robotic fish has successfully debuted among real fish, paving the way for better understanding of animal behaviour, an expert said.The robot, capable of ... Read more...

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Robot squirrels battle rattlesnakes


April 5th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Robot squirrels have been sent into the wilds of California to battle against rattlesnakes, it was reported here Wednesday.The robo-rodents will bravely endure the bites of ... Read more...

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Smoke bomb thrown into White House


January 18th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) A smoke bomb was hurled inside the White House complex, prompting the Secret Service to deploy a robot to check it out. President Barack ... Read more...

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Breandan Vallance is UK’s Rubic Champion


November 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Breadan Vallance has been crowned as UK’s Rubik champion. Vallace thus retains the title which he won last year. Several people entered into the competition but the ... Read more...

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Indian films set to make inroads in Japan?


October 17th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) While Indian films have a global reach, they have yet to find a foothold in Japan. A senior official of Japan's oldest production studio says Rajinikanth-starrer ... Read more...

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X Factor: Other-Worldy Mark


September 29th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands lined up in the Windy City, Chicago, Illinois to audition for a contest whose prize is a five million dollar contract with Sony. Last night's episode of ... Read more...

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I don’t think I broke wrestler’s jaw: Jackman


September 25th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman is amused at reports that he fractured a wrestler's jaw with a punch and said that the fighter is "prone to exaggeration".WWE fighter ... Read more...

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Infants a model for robots?


September 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) The way infants spend their initial months trying to figure their way around could serve as a model for training robots, an Indian American researcher says. ... Read more...

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Manish Malhotra bags best designer award


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Stylist Manish Malhota won the best costume designer award for the movie "Robot" at the Filmfare Awards South.The 58th Filmfare Awards South was held ... Read more...

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Pigeon vision can teach autopilots fly more accurately


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Pigeons' ability to navigate through forests quickly and accurately is inspiring new developments in robotics and autopilot technology.Scientists from Harvard University trained pigeons to fly through ... Read more...

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Iran builds breast cancer detector robot


June 28th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 28 (IANS) Iranian scientists have built a robot that can detect breast cancer tumours, the ISNA news agency reported.The robot has been developed by the Amir Kabir University, ... Read more...

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‘Lingodroid’ robots invent language to chat


May 25th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 25 (IANS) The 'Lingodroids' are a pair of mobile robots that communicate by developing their own words for places, and relationships between places, based on distance and direction.The ... Read more...

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Arnie making a comeback on big screen with ‘Cry Macho’


May 4th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 04 (ANI): Arnold Schwarzenegger is all set to make a comeback on big screen.After spending eight years as governor of California, the 63-year-old muscle man will be starring in ... Read more...

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New ice-melting probe could help penetrate frozen environs on Earth, Mars


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A team of scientists have developed a new type of ice-melting probe, known as an IceMole, which may one day penetrate frozen environs on Earth or Mars.Bernd Dachwald ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger back on ‘Terminator’ series


April 28th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is reportedly returning back to the "Terminator" franchise.Deadline.com reports that the film doesn't even have a script or a director ... Read more...

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The silent assassin: Robots may perform military missions


April 18th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) The next time you are at home or office, watch out for ninja robots. They may be hiding in the bedroom closet or under your desk. ... Read more...

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Now, robots that can hide from humans while spying!


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Researchers at the Lockheed Martin's Advanced Technology Laboratories have developed a robot that could operate around humans without being detected.The robot takes a zigzag path to avoid well-lit ... Read more...

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Robots to help in earthquake relief in Japan


March 15th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japan is looking up to its trusted friend-the robot- for relief. Two types of robots would be brought on board to help in the rescue efforts in ... Read more...

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US robot pharmacies deliver prescription drugs fast


March 13th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 13 (IANS/EFE) In their effort to provide faster service to patients, a chain of low-cost clinics on the west coast of the US has installed robot pharmacies ... Read more...

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Drug-carrying microbot roams through eye


March 11th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): A new system that effectively delivers drugs to the eyes, using a microbot, could offer hope to thousands of patients who suffer from conditions like age-related macular degeneration, ... Read more...

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How people respond to being touched by a robot


March 10th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): How would people react to being touched by a robotic nurse? Would they recoil, or would they take it in stride?In a study, researchers at the Georgia ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘molecular robot’ that can be programmed to follow instructions


March 10th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): A programmable 'molecular robot', a sub-microscopic molecular machine made of synthetic DNA that moves between track locations separated by 6nm, has been developed by researchers.The robot, a ... Read more...

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Now a robot helps autistic kids


March 9th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A robot has caused a major influence in the life of an autistic child. The child was so withdrawn that she even wouldn’t allow other little girls ... Read more...

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Robot marathon to take place in Japan


February 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Everything is going towards the robotic way in Japan. The first ever robot marathon is being held in the tech-loving country.Several robots entered the competition. Robot makers, ... Read more...

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I’ve no romance in my life: Singer Nicki Minaj


February 20th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Singer Nicki Minaj has revealed that she doesn't have time to think about romance as she is too busy with her career."I have no romance in my life ... Read more...

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NASA to launch shuttle Discovery Feb 24


February 19th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) The space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin its final flight to the International Space Station Feb 24. It will carry a human-like robot to the permanent station, ... Read more...

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