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Robots used to grow mini-organs from human stem cells

Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine in Seattle have developed an automated system that uses robots to produce human mini-organs,...

Robotics firm closes $820 million investment, backed by Tencent

A humanoid robot manufacturing firm has closed one of the world's biggest robotics and artificial intelligence investment campaigns. UBTECH Robotics, which develops a range of...

Department 13 seals counter-drone deal with South Korean military

Unmanned-aircraft mitigation specialist Department 13 has agreed an exclusive distribution deal to sell its counter-drone technology in South Korea. The Marlyland-based company has partnered with Korea...

Maintenance drones to service London Underground network

Infrastructure maintenance contractor Lanes Rail has been given the green light by Transport for London (TfL) to use drones to carry out of asset surveys across...

65 lives saved by drones last year, says DJI

DJI, the drone industry's leading manufacturer, has published a report highlighting the many incidents in which people have been saved by drones over the...

Skills: Pupils unprepared for AI and robotics, warns Sage

The UK’s ambition to become a global leader in artificial intelligence and robotics could be derailed because youngsters don’t have the right skills or...

Starship Technologies scales up autonomous delivery service

Robotics startup Starship Technologies is set to expand its autonomous delivery project to universities and business campuses across the United States and Europe. The move...

Automotive: Smart factories could create $160bn annual gains – Cappgemini

Consulting and global services provider Capgemini says that the automotive sector could benefit from up to $160 billion in annual productivity gains by 2023,...

Agtech: How robotics could dig farmers out of Brexit hole

Malek Murison looks at the challenges facing the UK's agriculture sector, post Brexit, and hears why two robotics and automation experts see the lie...

NHS to train staff in AI and robotics, says government

The NHS is looking to train staff in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, according to the secretary of state for health and social care,...

Robot eel uses artificial muscles for silent exploration

A team from the University of California has developed an eel-like robot capable of exploring the deep, operating in salt water, and silently propelling itself...

Europe announces €20 billion AI strategy – UK sidelined | Analysis

Chris Middleton explains why 25 countries' ambitions for a joint approach to AI might lag behind Britain's similar announcements this week and earlier this...
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