Robotics

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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.

06/28/2014

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FDA Clears Robotic Legs For Some Paralyzed People

Federal health regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind set of robotic leg braces that can help some disabled people walk again.

06/26/2014

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H.S. Robotics Team Qualifies For Tech World Championship

A North Texas robotics team is one step away from world domination. Last week students from Trinity High School in Euless qualified for the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship to be held in St. Louis next month. Now… if they can only raise the cash to get there.

CBSDFW.COM–03/11/2014

Princeton scientists used 3-D printing to create a "bionic ear" made up of a coil antenna and cartilage. (credit: Princeton Univ./Frank Wojciechowski)

University Researchers Create ‘Bionic Ear’

With a 3-D printer, a petri dish and some cells from a cow, researchers at one university are growing synthetic ears that can receive — and transmit — sound.

07/03/2013

An orthopedist presents a model of a hip during a press conference. (credit: EITAN ABRAMOVICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Hip Replacement Doctor Discusses New Procedure

Makoplasty is a new hip replacement surgery procedure that debuted in North Texas, and involves a computer-guided robotic arm.

11/04/2011

Members of the Boy Scouts of America participate in pre-game ceremonies prior to a game between the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts To Roll Out Robotics Badge

The Boy Scouts will be rolling out a robotics badge as part of the organization’s move toward teaching modern skills.

04/09/2011