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NASA’s Curiosity Mars Science Rover Set to Launch Saturday

$2.5 billion dollar jeep-size rover poised to liift off Saturday in a high-stakes mission to travel to Mars to look for evidence of conditions that would have been habitable by life in the planet's ancient history.

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ROBOTS TO REPLACE 500,000 CHINESE WORKERS IN 3 YEARS

2,000 jobs will be created, one half million eliminated.

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KumoTek KT-X Family of Humanoids

KumoTek Robotics entered the humanoid robotics market in the spring of 2007 with the introduction of the 17 degree of freedom and multi-purpose KT-X Superbot, developed in collaboration with Vstone Corporation of Japan. Vstone is well known for their leading role as the brains and muscle behind Team Osaka, the 5 time consecutive champions of the International RoboCup.

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The World Models RoboPhilo

Humanoids! No matter what your personal area of interest within the robotics hobby is, there is something about humanoids that really grabs your attention. Maybe it comes from our infatuation with the famous Robinson's robot in Lost in Space, or perhaps you imagined Rosie helping around your house as she did on The Jetsons. No matter where your infatuation with these lifelike robots comes from, companies like The World Models make the humanoid robot as commonplace and easy to obtain as a DVD player.

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WALKING THE WALK

Two bipedal robots developed at Honda define the most progressive current technologies in robot walking. One is the world famous Asimo, the other is an incredible android.

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THE LARGEST ROBOT COLLECTION, THE BIGGEST HEART

Richard Newman has achieved a number of firsts: he owns the world's largest collection of robots; he appears to be the most sought-after person by science fiction movie producers for space suits and other space artifacts, and, arguably, he has the biggest heart and is the most generous in donating to charities and in giving personal time to kids in need

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BOT BIKING

A new Japanese biped robot can ride a bike like a human!

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Flowstone Workshop 1

Programming Motor Controllers: How To Use Flowstone Software With Popular Robotics Platforms

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