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Is that Thai food genuine? Ask a robot.

Sep 29, 2014
Thai scientists say they have a robot that can tell whether ethnic food is "real."

Headlines that make you go, 'Wait... what?'

Aug 14, 2014
Kai's idea for a new Marketplace segment.

Robots, the space program and innovation

May 19, 2014
NASA's Kennedy Space Center begins a major robotics competition.

Sci-fi inspired science at EmTech

Oct 11, 2013
These robots are straight out of a movie.

Chips find their way from inside computers to inside your body

Aug 7, 2013
Does having a computer chip embedded in your brain sound like science fiction? Turns out, it's happening now and companies are figuring out how to cash in.
The implant in Lee's ear.
Courtesy of Rich Lee

Students reinvent the locker to help a classmate in need

May 7, 2013
Students at a high school in Michigan develop a high-tech locker for a classmate with muscular dystrophy.

Drones: War machine today, helpful tool tomorrow

Jan 10, 2013
When you hear the word drone, images of warfare or high-tech surveillance come to mind. But two entrepreneurs want drones to revolutionize our daily lives.

For public good, not for profit.

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Always on (the Internet) in 2013, and controlling a robotic arm with a brain implant

Dec 30, 2012
Molly Wood of CNET gives her tech predictions for 2013, and Professor Andrew Schwartz describes research that helped a paraplegic woman control a robot arm with a brain implant.

A device to heighten the virtual experience

Apr 13, 2010
Japanese researchers have developed a new robotic device that allows users to "feel," by producing heartbeat patterns to evoke different emotions,...