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News & Analysis
Talking Stock Picks for 2015 at the Investing Webcast
Conducting R&D with Government Funding
2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

In-Depth Analysis
Uncle Sam Taxing Medical Robotics in 2013
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's 2.3% excise tax on medical device revenues slated to hit next year. (December 10, 2012)

In-Depth Analysis
Roaming Robot Finds Its Own Way
There's a steadily increasing need for nimble mobile robots that are independent of human control (November 30, 2012)

In-Depth Analysis
Agribot Technologies are Rapidly Advancing
If robotics companies prove that their equipment can provide extra reliability in the midst of agriculture's inherent uncertainty, then farmers' fear of new technology can be overcome. (November 19, 2012)

In-Depth Analysis
Lean Start-up Methodology a Poor Fit for Robotics
You never hear “robotics” and “business process engineering” in the same sentence. (November 15, 2012)

In-Depth Analysis
Lower Torso Mobility a Must for DARPA’s $2M Prize
It’s hoped that a little attention from DARPA will do for humanoid robotics what it did for robot vehicles. (October 31, 2012)

In-Depth Analysis
Getting Your Robotic Venture off the Ground
Moving a robotics venture from the "good idea" stage to "in production" is a long and complex process. (October 21, 2012)

In-Depth Analysis
Top 40 VCs for your Robotics Pitch
More daunting is the fact that only forty VCs—barely 5 percent of the total—have taken a liking to things robotic, which makes the odds of getting a yes plummet even further. (October 21, 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)

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)

In-Depth Analysis
Robots Expose the Hidden Costs of Offshoring in China
In the bargain, China’s coffers got flushed with cash. Unimaginable wealth that China will need all of to make the final great leap to their own global industries. (September 11, 2012)

In-Depth Analysis
Robot Roustabouts on Deep-sea Drilling Rigs
We just need to go out and get the right technologies and put them together. Those technologies include robotic arms with semi-autonomous robotic control software developed for NASA deep-space and planetary missions. (September 05, 2012)

In-Depth Analysis
From Robot Design to Robot…in Hours!
With $10 million in National Science Foundation (NSF) funding, the researchers are joining forces to make building your own robot almost as easy as printing a grant request. (August 31, 2012)

In-Depth Analysis
The Doctor Inside You: Diagnostic Micro-bots
The technology also creates the possibility that people may have tiny diagnostic robots operating inside their bodies on a routine basis, operating unnoticeably until a disease is detected. (August 24, 2012)

In-Depth Analysis
Robots Vulnerable to Hacking
There is no reason why the robotics community cannot immediately use security solutions that have been developed for defense and telecom networks. (August 20, 2012)

In-Depth Analysis
Markets, Clusters and Robotics in the Land of Prince
A relatively new robotics cluster is under development in Minnesota, in the Minneapolis metro area. (August 20, 2012)


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