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Bio-inspired robotics: learning from dragonflies

Scientists have completely decrypted the biomechanical functional principle of what is known as the labial mask of dragonfly larvae. The technology used here could lead to a significant enhancement of agile robot systems.

Jan 20th, 2021

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'The robot made me do it': Robots encourage risk-taking behaviour in people

New research has shown robots can encourage people to take greater risks in a simulated gambling scenario than they would if there was nothing to influence their behaviours. Increasing our understanding of whether robots can affect risk-taking could have clear ethical, practical and policy implications, which this study set out to explore.

Dec 11th, 2020

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On the way to lifelike robots

In order for robots to be able to achieve more than simple automated machines in the future, they must not only have their own 'brain'. Researchers postulate that artificial intelligence must be expanded to include the capabilities of a Physical Artificial Intelligence, PAI. This will redefine the field of robotics and the relationship between man and machine.

Nov 11th, 2020

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