April 5th, 2010 | brainjuice
- Augmented reality puts the squeeze into virtual hugs (w/ Video)
"Now you really can reach out and touch someone through the Internet, with the help of a wearable robot designed by a husband-and-wife team of scientists based in Japan."
(tags:ar tech social robot robot-revolt )
- Japan unveils humanoid robot that laughs and smiles
"Japanese researchers said Saturday they have developed a humanoid robot that can laugh and smile as it mimics a person's facial expressions."
(tags:tech robot robots+that+fart+fear robot-revolt )
- Spacewoman power: 4 women in orbit at same time
"One woman already is circling Earth in a Russian capsule, bound for the International Space Station. Early Monday morning, NASA will attempt to launch three more women to the orbiting outpost – along with four men – aboard shuttle Discovery. It will be the most women in space at the same time."
(tags:space women )
- Air Force to launch robotic winged space plane
"After a decade of development, the Air Force this month plans to launch a robotic spacecraft resembling a small space shuttle to conduct technology tests in orbit and then glide home to a California runway."