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Google, J&J to Scrub Together in New-Age OR
The emergence of disruptive technologies and how they are beginning to transform the healthcare system. (March 28, 2015)

Watch Your Step: Camera Guides Prototype Prosthetic Ankle
The goal is to develop an artificial ankle that can react and adjust the angle and stiffness of the foot before it reaches the ground. (March 10, 2015)

China: Industrial Automation Grows Despite Slowing Economy
Not only is China a major market for robots; it’s also fertile ground for brave investors and partnerships. (March 06, 2015)

Webcast: 3D Printing in a World of Plastics
A veritable explosion in the 3D printing of nearly everything has ensued ever since 2009. (March 02, 2015)

Welcome to the Global RBR50 List for 2015
2015 saw a richly varied RBR50 campaign of robotics moving beyond the inflection point. (February 15, 2015)

Can Agribotics Attract Young People Back to the Farm?
Lure of high-tech agriculture could reverse centuries of urban migration (February 04, 2015)

Alibaba’s Delivery Drones Go Airborne Over Beijing
The test campaign will deliver ginger tea over a three-day period to 450 shoppers using Alibaba's drone technology. (February 04, 2015)

RBR Insights
Touch of Genius: Modbot’s Standardized Parts
The elegant thinking behind such a simple idea, engineering that could well revolutionize the building of robots. (January 26, 2015)

Google Mulls Partner for Its Self-driving Cars
Self-driving cars may be happening "much" sooner...than later! (January 15, 2015)

CES 2015: Robotics Finally Expressing Self-Assurance and Drive
There was a palpable self-awareness, self-assurance and drive in the air from the robotics contingent. (January 10, 2015)

Analyst Outlook
Global AUV Industry Slated to Grow 36% in Commercial Sector
The highest growth rate will be experienced by Africa and South America because of activity in deep-water oil and gas drilling. (December 25, 2014)

ASI to Develop Innovative Haulage Solutions with Anglo American
Help for a mining industry that "needs to leap forward twenty years in five." (December 22, 2014)

Apple Rejects Foxbots as Too Clumsy…by a Hair
Terry Gou’s robot army of Smartphone assemblers just got orders to retreat back to the R&D lab for refinements. (December 13, 2014)

Hollywood Stars Not Immune from Losing Jobs to Robots
Although Clooney will easily survive the job scare and the Nestlé snub, Hollywood has been put on notice that no job is safe from robots, even if you've won an Academy Award. (December 12, 2014)

Analyst Outlook
Why Jobs Are Lost to Robots: IT in a New Form Factor
The inescapable fact that humans have been grappling with for decades: feeling marginalized by the very machines that we create. (December 07, 2014)



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