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Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing
Philae robotic lander touches down on Comet 67P, marking the first time a spacecraft has safely landed on a comet. Read more.
To continue the use of Earth’s orbit in the long term, the growing amount of space junk needs to be cleaned up. Here's how robots can help. View How Robots Can Help Clean up Space Junk


Mining & Exploration News
Soft Robotics Blend Rigid, Deformable Components
Recent breakthroughs promise robots that are more mobile, configurable, agile, and adaptable.

Robotics in India Starts Small but Is Growing Fast
Research-rich schools and innovative startups promise a bright future for the country's robotics industry.

Hydroid Launches Next-Gen REMUS 100 AUV
Undersea drones updated in response to marine research, defense, and energy users.

General Dynamics Buys UUV Maker Bluefin Robotics
Defense contractors had already worked together on the Bluefin-21 and Knifefish underwater drones.

Robots Promise Greater Productivity Amid Oil Slump
Fall in fuel prices has mixed effects on the U.S., global economies, but drones and robots could help energy industry.

Can Scotland Develop Into a Global AI Hub?
Nation is strong in university research such as the social EMOTE robot, and the U.K. leads in AUVs.

Down to the Sea in Robots: Ore and Mineral Bonanza Awaits
Copper, gold, zinc and silver wait at the end of a perilous descent

Five Robotics Predictions for 2016
Our robotics future is here, but which areas will benefit most from new technology?

Top Robotics Transactions of 2015
Bullish investors pumped billions into robotics R&D, market moves.

Marine Robotics Goes Under, Salvaged by Kraken Sonar
Market for autonomous underwater vehicles still expected to be healthy.

Ocean Aero Launches Submaran S10 Hybrid Vessel
Teledyne Technologies increases stake in company, which recently won $2.3M DoD contract.

University Aims to Make Leeds a Self-Repairing City
Robots and drones to minimize traffic problems by perching on lamps and crawling through pipes.

ABB Consolidates in Canada, Invests in IoT
Office park will include robotics facilities and staffers as company works to apply IoT.

New Network to Boost U.K. Robotics Capabilities
British government encourages industry-academia ties for robotics and autonomous systems.

German Robotics Research Targets New Horizons
Research and development efforts are leading German robotics in fresh directions.



Special Focus: Robots and the Law
Robots and the Law

Expert insight on the ethical and legal issues affecting robot regulations globally.


Starship Goes the Last Mile for Deliveries

Get Ahead of Commercial Drone Rules

RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
More in Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


How Patents Die: Expiring 3D Printing Patents

Autonomous Marine Systems Raises Seed Funding

3D Printing Begins to Come of Age…Finally!
More in 3D Printing



Robotics Takeways From CES 2016

Chinese Firms Invest $20M in Israeli Robotics R&D

RoboBusiness Europe Is Reborn in Denmark

In Their Own Words: 10 Women Talk About the Future of Robotics

Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?