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The best self-emptying robot vacuums

No longer the niche cleaners of only the world’s most lavish homes, robot vacuums are now common sights in residences the world over. While an upright vac may always be your heavy-duty go-to, operating a robot vacuum is a great way to take care of the smaller messes from room to room, offering automated cleaning…

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Portrait of Spot the Robot Descending a Staircase

Bay Area artist Agnieszka Pilat started her career as a classical painter and illustrator, spending her days secluded in a studio painting portraits. Originally from Poland, she struggled to break into the competitive San Francisco art scene: Galleries weren’t interested in her work and she felt isolated, until a local art collector approached her with…

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This humanoid robot is heading to work in warehouses

Digit at work. Agility Robotics From Terminator to Westworld, stories of humanoid robots have remained a persistent theme in science fiction. These films raise important questions about ethics, labor and humankind’s ability to control the technologies we create.Now, humanoid robots are closer than ever to becoming part of the fabric of society. Agility Robotics CTO…

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This robot vacuum is only $129 today, and you need to buy it now

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. If you’re looking to spruce up your home with less effort and less expense, you need this Eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 15C Max deal from Amazon. Ordinarily priced at $250, it’s down to just $130 for today only. Offering plenty of great…

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One of the best robot vacuums on Amazon finally has its own self-emptying dock

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. It might seem like robot vacuum cleaners are a dime a dozen these days. To an extent, that’s actually true. Looking for a bargain-basement robot vacuum that still gets the job done? There are…

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This ingestible robot delivers insulin to your body without external needles

Researchers from Italy have created a robot that could one day allow diabetes patients to get a dose of insulin without any needles. PILLSID involves two separate parts. One component is an internal insulin dispenser that a doctor would surgically implant in your abdomen. The other is a magnetic capsule loaded with the hormone. Anytime…

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Robot Could Operate a Docking Station Inside the Gut

So hopes remain high for another kind of nucleic-acid vaccine, one that makes use of DNA rather than mRNA. DNA-based vaccines have most of the advantages of mRNA vaccines, yet they produce no significant side effects—and, crucially, they don’t need to be refrigerated. These attributes could make these vaccines a boon to rural and low-resource…

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Robot funded by US military successfully runs 5K

August 8, 2021 | 2:26pm | Updated August 8, 2021 | 2:26pm Students at Oregon State University created a bipedal robot that used machine learning to teach itself how to successfully complete a 5K racecourse, the school announced.  The history-making bot, dubbed Cassie, traversed 5 kilometers, or 3.1 miles, of gravel, sidewalk, and fields and…

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The best robot vacuum and mop combo is Narwal’s T10, and it’s $100 off at Amazon

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Have you seen Black Mirror on Netflix? Well, I’m definitely an episode of Black Mirror waiting to happen. I am completely obsessed with robots that handle household chores. Seriously… give me all the robots.…

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Why every robot needs a spiffy hat

First developed more than 100,000 years ago, clothing is one of humanity’s earliest — and most culturally significant — inventions, providing wearers not just protection from the environment and elements but also signifying social status, membership in a community and their role within that group. As robots increasingly move out of labs, off of factory…