UTA Working To Make Robots Become More HumanThe research project looks to include input from the departments of education and social work as well in an effort to make the so called 'social companion' robots more human.
Best Buy Expands After-School Tech ProgramBest Buy is expanding an after-school tech program for underprivileged teens as it hopes to create workers with the skills to serve increasingly savvy shoppers.
Allen High Robotics Team Ready For Biggest TestThe students are getting ready to head to Houston next week to take part in an international competition.
New Mosquito Trap Smart Enough To Keep Just The Bad BugsA new high-techmosquito trap is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape — and even record the exact weather conditions when different species emerge to bite.
Ford Invests $1B In Robotics Startup In Driverless Car QuestFord Motor is spending $1 billion to take over a robotics startup to acquire more of the expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021.
Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle Battery Work Outside StationAstronauts went spacewalking Friday to hook up fancy new batteries on the International Space Station's sprawling power grid.
Arlington ISD Hosts State Qualifying Robotics TournamentThe Arlington ISD will host a Boosting Engineering Science and Technology – or BEST – Robotics tournament on Oct. 22, as schools vie to qualify for the first-ever UIL Robotics: BEST Division state championship.
Robotic Scan For Horses Could Hold Promise For Human HealthVeterinarians hope an innovative type of CT scan can advance medical care for horses and possibly be adapted for humans, eliminating the need for people to lie still inside a tube.
That Pilot In The Cockpit May Someday Be A RobotFrom the outside, the plane that took off from a small airport on Monday looked unremarkable. But inside the cockpit, a robot with spindly metal tubes and rods for arms and legs and a claw hand, was doing the flying.
UIL Robotics ProgramHigh school students creating robotics will compete for a new championship title after the launch of a pilot program at Texas schools.
Facebook Wants To Tap Robot Brains To Do Your BiddingFacebook is studying the ancient Chinese game of Go for insights as it works on building an artificial brain.
Winners Named In Global Underwater Robot Event Student teams controlling underwater robots from the United States, Canada and Russia were the winners Saturday in a global competition at the only federal freshwater marine sanctuary in the United States.

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