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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

Mini-Robotic Probe Destroys Inoperable Brain Tumors
Laser therapy transmits heat to coagulate, or “cook,” brain tumors from the inside out. (May 01, 2015)

Spanish Cluster Tries to Lower Precision Farming Costs
At RoboBusiness Europe 2015, one panelist explained why industrial automation is needed to feed the world. (April 30, 2015)

$4.1M Bet on SkyWard to Tame Wild Blue Yonder for Drones
No one wants a Wild West free-for-all in the skies over every major city. (April 30, 2015)

Overheard at RoboBusiness Europe 2015
Presenters and attendees discuss the state of European robotics and things to improve. (April 29, 2015)

Investors and Investment Seekers at RoboBusiness 2015
Guide to RoboBusiness 2015 for Investors and investment seekers. (April 28, 2015)

Meet Me in Milan: RoboBusiness Europe 2015
At this year's conference, your intrepid reporter hopes to learn about current challenges and successes of the European robotics industry. (April 24, 2015)

EU Preps Robot Laws But Shouldn’t Cut Spending, MP Says
The European Parliament has formed a working group to propose a regulatory framework for European robotics, but is that what the continent needs to stay competitive? (April 23, 2015)

MassRobotics Seeks to Build Industry Standards
Daniel Theobald, CTO of Vecna Technologies, discusses his hopes for MassRobotics to help the entire industry. (April 23, 2015)

Household Robots that See, Need Also to Recognize
For household robots ever to be practical, they’ll need to be able to recognize the objects. (April 22, 2015)

Clearpath Gets Funds for Materials Handling
Clearpath Robotics has raised $11.2 million to hire developers and reach into manufacturing. (April 21, 2015)

Swisslog (er, KUKA) Acquires FORTE Industries. Why?
Big time consolidation is rolling into logistics and intralogistics. Just ask Swisslog. (April 21, 2015)

Can Any Robot Survive Fukushima? Maybe None!
Research has demonstrated that no robot is robust enough or can be hardened enough—without encasing it in concrete. (April 18, 2015)

China South Rail Buys U.K. Robot Maker
Zhuzhou CSR Times Electric is buying Specialist Machine Developments, following China's strategy of gaining robotics expertise through acquisition. (April 16, 2015)

Segway and Ninebot Roll Off Together as a Couple
Crowd-funded into existence in 2012 by a team of Chinese robotics engineers, Ninebot has expanded rapidly and globally. (April 16, 2015)

Swiss Team Develops Self-Stabilizing Drones
The University of Zurich and SenseFly have designed a system for drone self-stabilization without GPS. (April 15, 2015)


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