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We’ve been afraid of robots for a lot longer than they’ve even been a reality. In fact, we’ve been afraid of robots for far longer than we’ve even called them “robots.” ⁣⁠Do we have anything to fear at all? That depends on who you ask. Meet the people and bots who are already living the reality of the robot uprising.

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Tree-Planting Drones Restore Charred Forests
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Tree-Planting Drones Restore Charred Forests
This Seattle startup is bringing new life to charred forests by releasing swarms of smart, tree-planting drones equipped with seeds, mini seedbeds, and cameras.
January 11, 2020

This Seattle startup is bringing new life to charred forests by releasing swarms of smart, tree-planting drones equipped with seeds, mini seedbeds, and cameras.

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Diving Deep Into the Brain to Measure Neurotransmitters
Using computation psychiatry to study the brain
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Diving Deep Into the Brain to Measure Neurotransmitters
Researchers are taking the first measurements of neurotransmitters in active human brains, using computational psychiatry to understand how the mind works.
December 21, 2019

Researchers are taking the first measurements of neurotransmitters in active human brains, using computational psychiatry to understand how the mind works.

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Trash-Talking Robots Get Under Our Skin
AI Influence On Human Actions
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Trash-Talking Robots Get Under Our Skin
Can robots control us? Probably not, but they can influence our actions, as this recent study on human-robot interaction by Carnegie Mellon shows.
December 16, 2019

Can robots control us? Probably not, but they can influence our actions, as this recent study on human-robot interaction by Carnegie Mellon shows.

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What's Special About Cancer-Killing Nanobots? Precision.
medical nanobots
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What's Special About Cancer-Killing Nanobots? Precision.
These tiny, robotic machines can deliver drugs directly to infected cells, and they're changing the future of medicine.
December 12, 2019

These tiny, robotic machines can deliver drugs directly to infected cells, and they're changing the future of medicine.

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Robot Bees Could One Day Save Your Life
robot bees
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Robot Bees Could One Day Save Your Life
For the first time, a microbot powered by soft actuators has achieved controlled flight.
December 14, 2019

For the first time, a microbot powered by soft actuators has achieved controlled flight.

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The Construction Robots Building Space Colonies
contruction robots
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The Construction Robots Building Space Colonies
Sending construction robots into outer space will help pave the way for human exploration, but there are some real challenges that lie ahead.
By Tien Nguyen
December 7, 2019

Sending construction robots into outer space will help pave the way for human exploration, but there are some real challenges that lie ahead.