Weird Science Roundup: The Robot Revolution Has Begun

By Allison Bond | July 31, 2009 3:37 pm

Yee-haw! It’s the blog roundup.Robots are fighting fires in London, and thereby sparing humans from the dangers of blazes started by explosive industrial gas.

• Meanwhile, researchers are looking to pizza parlors for techniques to help them come up with a way to make robots more dexterous.

• He shoots, he scores! Check out this video of a soccer-playing robot. What’s next—World Cup, Robot Edition?

• Batter up! Make way for the robo-pitcher.

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