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Robots you should be afraid of (and some you should pity)

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Late-nineties bash’em crash’em classic Robot Wars disappeared from our TV screens earlier this year after the series re-launch failed to capture hearts and minds with a new generation of viewers. There’s no telling exactly why the Robot Wars re-launch flopped, but we think it has something to do with the rise of smarter, scarier automatons […]


Robots to learn something from the fish eating bat

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An amazing application of a colony animals solution to a search for food could revolutionise the way robots communicate. Israeli researcher Yossi Yovel leads the team at Bat Lab for Neuro Ecology at Tel Aviv University. His research into communication has focussed specifically on the Mexican fish eating bat, native to California. The large range […]