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An emotionally intelligent AI could support astronauts on a trip to Mars

17/01/2020

A digital assistant that recognized emotions and responded to astronauts with empathy might vastly improve space missions that take months or years.

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15/01/2020

‘Living robot’ life forms created from frog embryo cells

Scientists in the United States claim to have created the world’s first living robots using stem cells from frog embryos.

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13/01/2020

WHOI underwater robot takes first-known automated sample from ocean

WHOI's robot, Nereid Under Ice (NUI), samples a patch of sediment from the mineral-rich floor of Kolumbo volcano off Santorini Island, Greece.

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09/01/2020

Fully Disposable Endovascular Robot Unveiled

Microbot Medical, a company with offices in Massachusetts and Israel, is about to release the world’s first fully disposable endovascular surgical robot.

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09/01/2020

This Robot’s Journey to an Icy Alien Moon Starts Beneath Antarctica

NASA scientists completed field tests in November of a floating rover they hope will one day travel to Europa, the frozen ocean moon of Jupiter.

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08/01/2020

DragonflEye Project Wants to Turn Insects Into Cyborg Drones

R&D lab Draper is using genetic engineering and optoelectronics to build cybernetic insects

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07/01/2020

AI ‘outperforms’ doctors diagnosing breast cancer

Artificial intelligence is more accurate than doctors in diagnosing breast cancer from mammograms, a study in the journal Nature suggests.

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