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This bipedal robot can do (almost) anything you can do

Meet Hermes, a robot with super-human strength and the ability to move as intuitively as a person. Researchers from MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering have designed the tele-operated bipedal disaster robot with an interface that allows him to react more…

Scientists build autonomous construction robots based on termites

Inspired by the incredible work ethic of termites, scientists from Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have been working for the past four years to build autonomous construction robots.

Andy Rubin's new role at Google? Building robots

Wow, who knew that Amazon’s recent package delivery drone reveal would have such far-reaching implications? After learning that UPS was also working on an unmanned delivery system, we’re now hearing more about Google’s next “moonshot” project and it’s a doozy.