Beyond bodies: there's more to robots than a humanoid shape

Beyond bodies: there's more to robots than a humanoid shape
If someone tells you to think of a robot, what springs to mind? Is it a humanoid shape made of metal, with glowing eyes, that speaks in a jerky voice? Or is it a robotic factory arm, or a car that can park for you, or maybe a system that heats or cools …
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Can Robots Save Manufacturing Jobs?
Rodney Brooks, founder of Rethink Robotics, tells Steve Kroft that using robots can help lower labor costs and keep manufacturing in the U.S., which will ultimately boost employment. Brooks indicates that as overseas labor costs go up, robots will also …
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Building robots, building the mind
Sinnard, 11, and Fahnholz, 10, participated as part of the Buffalo County 4-H Robotics Club. The competition featured 14 teams from Nebraska and Kansas. More than 86 students, along with 29 coaches and 20 volunteers, built LEGO robots and programmed …
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