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Trump May Start Reshaping the EPA Soon

Staff at the EPA have been told the president is preparing a handful of executive orders concerning the agency

February 16, 2017 — David Shepardson, Timothy Gardner, Richard Valdmanis and Reuters
RoboBee Learns to Perch to Save Energy

RoboBee Learns to Perch to Save Energy

Engineers at Harvard University have given their robotic bee the ability to perch like a butterfly. The upgrade saves the tiny robots energy and brings the deployment of a new miniature class of search and rescue drones one step closer to reality. Ben Gruber reports.

May 24, 2016 — Reuters

3-D Vision Makes Industrial Robots Friendly

Algorithms that can make a collaborative robot arm react to moving objects within milliseconds could mean a future where robots and humans work closer together on production lines. Jim Drury reports

May 2, 2016 — Reuters

Drones Could Speed Up HIV Tests in Remote Areas

Malawi has started a test program that uses drones to improve access to HIV testing for babies, because factors including poor roads and high transportation costs can result in delays in testing that prevent access to treatment. Sharon Reich reports.

April 25, 2016 — Reuters