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News & Analysis
2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open
Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing
Why Intel is Betting on Drones

Lowlights and Highlights of iRobot’s Latest Deal
The stock is trading down again on Wednesday as investors fret over the short-term earnings hit instead of the long-term benefits of the new products and technology. (September 20, 2012)

Four U.S. Agencies Announce $40M In Research Grants For Next-Gen Robotics
The funding goes to projects advancing robotics in the areas of emergency response, infant health care, manufacturing and space exploration (September 20, 2012)

Steve Forbes to Keynote Automate 2013
Steve Forbes, Chairman, Forbes Media, and Dr. Henrik Christensen, Director of Robotics at Georgia Tech, will speak on the robotics industry's part in the future of the U.S. economy. (September 20, 2012)

Motley Fool Ranks Robot Surgicals
It’s still very early, but initial interest in Intuitive’s single site product for general surgery appears strong; as Intuitive’s management stated, the device is already in more than 200 U.S. hospitals. (September 19, 2012)

NASA Awards $2.7M To Eight Robotics Projects
NASA selects the eight advanced robotics projects that will define the future of space exploration. (September 19, 2012)

Robotic Surgery Market Report—2012
The global market for robotic surgeries is poised to achieve sizeable growth in the times to come, replacing the traditional methods of invasive surgery. (September 19, 2012)

Europe Grasps At Global Robotics Market With EC Public-Private Partnership
European robot manufacturers and researchers develop a plan with the government to increase their share of the $20 billion global robotics market. (September 19, 2012)

In-Depth Analysis
Meet Baxter: Rethink Robotics’ Next-Gen Robot
The benefits of robotics and automation are coming to areas of manufacturing, logistics and materials handling where they never made sense before. (September 18, 2012)

iRobot Vacs Up Evolution Robotics in $74M Deal
Expands iRobot's position as market leader in global robotic floor care (September 17, 2012)

Health Robotics Upgrades To Robotic Solutions With Embedded RFID
RFID tagging meant to help Health Robotics expand into the blood/plasma automation market (September 17, 2012)

Programming Ethical Robots: The Issues Software Writers Face When Creating Artificial Morality
Exploring the issues programmers face when developing artificial morality. (September 16, 2012)

RoboBusiness 2012: Countdown to Pittsburgh
RoboBusiness 2012 is the most intensive, rewarding and opportunity-expanding three days you’ll ever spend in the robotics industry. Missing it is like missing out on the future. (September 16, 2012)

The Robotics Industry Today and Tomorrow
Attendees at RoboBusiness 2012 will learn, “Where is the robotics and intelligent systems industry at this point?” and “What are expectations for future development?” (September 15, 2012)

Robots and the Law: Introduction
Humankind is now fast about creating what may well be its greatest tool: the robot. And, consequently, about to enter its greatest test between its laws and its machines. (September 15, 2012)

Immunity For Service Robot Manufacturers And Distributors
Stanford's Ryan Calo reveals how the robotics industry can protect itself from liability cases involving personal robots (September 14, 2012)


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