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A Printable Drone

A Printable Drone

With computer-aided design and a 3-D laser printer, researchers at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom were able, in a matter of days, to design, build, and fly an unmanned autonomous vehicle (UAV), the Southampton University Laser Sintered...

Dark Day For Drones

Dark Day For Drones

Keystroke logging malware has infected the U.S. Air Force’s Predator and Reaper drones according to a report in Wired’s ‘Danger Room’ blog. The malicious software—which was discovered two weeks ago by the U.S. Department of Defense’s Host-Based Security System–has been...

NASA and Cleantech Open Partner in Robotics Challenge

NASA and Cleantech Open Partner in Robotics Challenge

  NASA has selected Cleantech Open of Redwood, Calif., to manage the agency’s Night Rover Challenge that will culminate in a competition in fall 2012. The event is a new Centennial Challenges prize competition seeking revolutionary energy storage technologies for...

The French Nuke-Bot Arsenal

Like Japan, France is heavily reliant on nuclear energy. But unlike Japan, it has a fleet of robots that stand ready to tackle accidents at the country’s 59 nuclear plants. The Group of Robotics Intervention on Accidents (INTRA) is part...