Elon Musk's Secretive Brain Tech Company Debuts a Sophisticated Neural Implant
Neuralink says it can robotically implant more than 3,000 flexible-polymer electrodes in a rat or monkey brain. The device is still a long way from routine human use, however
9 hours ago - Scientific American
Ex-Met Frank Viola gets ejected after robot umpire tirade
Who said robot umpires would make the game less controversial? Former Mets pitcher Frank Viola didn't take long to inject some fury into the new era of the Atlantic League...
15 hours ago - New York Post
Robot control system for grasping and releasing objects under both dry and wet conditions
A control system for deformable robot-fingertips was developed for grasping and releasing objects. Previously developed robot fingertips with high friction texture can stably...
1 day ago - Science Daily
Get up and go bots getting closer
Robotics researchers have for the first time used a commercial 3D printer to embed complex sensors inside robotic limbs and grippers. But they found that materials commercially...
1 day ago - Science Daily
Women in UK twice as likely as men to lose their jobs to robots
The study, conducted by London think-tank IPPR, found that one in ten female workers are at high risk of being squeezed out of their jobs by robots.
1 day ago - New York Post
Best Prime Day 2019 Vacuum Deals: Cordless, Robot, Handheld and More
Looking for the best Amazon Prime Day vacuum deals? We've got you covered.
2 days ago - Newsweek - 3 articles
MIT robot masters the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge'
Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey's was particularly funny...
2 days ago - New York Post
Archinaut, a Construction Robot for Space, Could Launch Test Flight in 2022
NASA has awarded California startup Made In Space $73.7 million to give the company's "Archinaut" spacecraft-assembly technology an orbital test.
4 days ago - Space
Automated system generates robotic parts for novel tasks
An automated system designs and 3D prints complex robotic parts called actuators that are optimized according to an enormous number of specifications. In short, the system does...
5 days ago - Science Daily
Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That's Like a ‘Mobile Alexa'
Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by next year, according to...
5 days ago - Time
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Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope
Police have arrested several protesters blocking access to Hawaii's highest peak where a telescope will be constructed on land some Native Hawaiians consider sacred.
Former Louisiana State University student convicted in fraternity hazing death
The teen's parents said Wednesday that they were grateful for the verdict, even though it would not bring back their son.
Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts...
During a July 8 court hearing, the accuser decided to invoke the Fifth Amendment.
Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of...
He hosted weekly "Tupac Fridays" to play his music in the office, and he marked his own 65th birthday with Tupac-themed cookies, including ones decorated with the words "Thug...
House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort
The U.S. House detailed a maverick Democrat's drive to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color.
An 11-year-old's clever 'ice cold beer' sign sure got the attention of police
Everyone loves a lemonade on a hot summer day, but 11-year old Seth had an even better idea.
Elijah ‘Pumpsie' Green, the Red Sox's first black player, dead at 85
BOSTON - Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85. The Red Sox said Green...
Nationals' bullpen collapse gives Orioles 9-2 victory
BALTIMORE - Trey Mancini hit two home runs and Baltimore pummeled the Washington Nationals' ineffective bullpen in a 9-2 victory Wednesday night that provided the Orioles with...
‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife
A judge has issued a restraining order and Warner Bros. is looking into the allegations.
'El Chapo' Drug Kingpin Is Sentenced To Life Plus 30 Years In A U.S. Prison
A federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y., has sentenced Joaquin Guzman, a.k.a. "El Chapo." A life term was the mandatory punishment for Guzman's drug crimes.