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Moral Bioenhancements Part Two

 Moral Bioenhancements Part Two

If you could make the world a better place by removing the ability for people to make selfish choices, would you do it? We continue the conversation. See more »

Moral Bioenhancements Part One

 Moral Bioenhancements Part One

If you could make the world a better place by removing the ability for people to make selfish choices, would you do it? See more »

DARPA Robotics Challenge Results

 DARPA Robotics Challenge Results

In early June, teams competed to control a robot that could respond to a simulated emergency situation. What did the robots have to do and who won? See more »

Robotic Surgery for Astronauts

 Robotic Surgery for Astronauts

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Will Robots Replace Pets?

 Will Robots Replace Pets?

Convincing robot pets could be on the way. Read about whether robot pets could ever replace live animals in this Fw:Thinking blog post. See more »

Robotic Animals in Action

 Robotic Animals in Action

We have come a long way toward creating convincing robotic animals. See some fascinating robotic animals in action in this video round-up. See more »

Watch Our 9 Favorite Exoskeletons in Action

 Watch Our 9 Favorite Exoskeletons in Action

Some amazing powered exoskeletons are already up and running. Watch videos of our favorite mechanical exoskeletons in this blog post. See more »

Students Build a Hand for a Little Girl

 Students Build a Hand for a Little Girl

This year, a group of high school students presented a young girl with an amazing gift -- a robotic hand. Read about the robotic hand. See more »

Statistically Speaking, Robot Vision Is Hard

 Statistically Speaking, Robot Vision Is Hard

MIT grad students have developed a new form of visual object recognition for robots. Read about robot visual recognition in this blog post. See more »