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Scrabble-playing robot is rude, not very good

A trash-talking, Scrabble-playing robot (who is not very good) is helping researchers at Carnegie Mellon develop robots that are "less robotic."

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 04:07am EDT

Tags: Carnegie Mellon, Reid Simmons, Scrabble, Neal Augenstein

Pay someone to mail thank-you cards, but not to D.C.

A new iOS app that mimics handwriting offers a solution if you hate the tedium of writing thank-you cards, but it comes with an embarrassing glitch.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 11:10am EDT

Tags: Bond Gift, thank you note, Neal Augenstein

A little robot named 'Sand Flea' flies high (VIDEO)

The U.S. Army's Rapid Equipping Force is currently funding development of a tiny robot that can do big things.

Friday - 03/30/2012, 01:31pm EDT

Tags: Army, boston dynamics

Underwater jellyfish robot runs on water gases (VIDEO)

Scientists created the robotic jellyfish they call "RoboJelly" to feed off hydrogen and oxygen gases found in water.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 05:06pm EDT

Tags: jellyfish, Virginia Tech, University of Texas at Dallas, UT