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Boeing’s Robot Riveter Flys Through 737 Assembly
Boeing's new robot riveters help ramp up production of 737s from 42 a month to 47 and eventually 52 a month by 2018. (April 03, 2015)

GuardBot Rolls From Martian Plans to Sentry Duty
The round GuardBot robot has a rugged design and potential military and civilian applications. (April 03, 2015)

Open Bionics: New-Age Prosthetics that Disrupt the Status Quo
UK startup harnessing innovative 3D scanning to cut costs of 3D printed robotic hand prosthetics. (April 02, 2015)

Robot Achieves Self-Awareness, Is Quickly Turned Off and ‘Dies’
German researchers watched in horror as a true artificial intelligence emerged, only to be turned off by a human tester. (April 01, 2015)

Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?
A Frost & Sullivan report predicts wide adoption of welding robotics, but the U.S. lags amid worker uncertainty. (March 31, 2015)

Clearpath’s Solid Strategy for Spending Its $11.2M VC Jackpot
Kitchener is a hotbed of high-tech innovation that's growing great tech and solid companies. (March 20, 2015)

Rethink Robotics’ Baxter Gets a Little Brother in Sawyer
Rethink Robotics announced its Sawyer collaborative robot, a nimbler model than Baxter that is intended for a wide range of automated tasks in global manufacturing. (March 19, 2015)

Robotics Research at the Colorado School of Mines Ranges Far and Wide
Researchers at the Colorado School of Mines have developed robots for refinery inspection, as well as rehabilitation and laparoscopic surgery. (March 18, 2015)

Universal Does It Again with the UR3 Tabletop Robot
An expansive set of capabilities that could impact a whole range of industries. (March 17, 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)

Can Humanoid Robots Survive DARPA’s Tough Love?
Humanoid robots receive two unexpected and jolting DARPA rulings this week. (March 08, 2015)

Biotech and Robots Team Up Against Zoonotic Diseases
Zoonotic diseases are those scary ones that we the see on our daily news shows. (March 07, 2015)

After Robots Take Our Jobs, They’ll Take Our Movie Money
A two-and-a-half minute excursion into the decades-long, life-struggles between humans and robots. (March 07, 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)

Techstars: Archipelago of Innovation
Beginning this May (2015) ten startups will take up residence at Qualcomm (deadline for applications is March 8th). (March 06, 2015)



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