Robotics

North County School News, Feb. 8 - The San Diego Union-Tribune

February 8, 2018 - 3:00am

The San Diego Union-Tribune

North County School News, Feb. 8
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Fifth-graders from The Rhoades School in Encinitas combined STEM with The Great Kindness challenge by building robots to display kindness. The students created the robots using Lego EV3 Mindstorms, which incorporate sensors, motors and other tools ...

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Local middle school robotics team wins award at state competition ... - LocalNews8.com

February 7, 2018 - 7:47pm

Local middle school robotics team wins award at state competition ...
LocalNews8.com
Irving Middle School's robotics team won an award in the State Robotics competition held at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls.

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Universities face 'Olympian' competition in new technological era - Times Higher Education (THE)

February 7, 2018 - 4:52pm

Times Higher Education (THE)

Universities face 'Olympian' competition in new technological era
Times Higher Education (THE)
China has moved to increase its research and development spend more than 30 times over the past 20 years, while Korea has strong nuclear power and Japan has “the best robotics at the moment”, he explained, insisting that such comparisons will become ...

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GJ Education Foundation Gala funds put to work in schools - ThisWeek Community News

February 7, 2018 - 1:19pm

ThisWeek Community News

GJ Education Foundation Gala funds put to work in schools
ThisWeek Community News
The Gahanna-Jefferson Education Foundation wants to put robots in every elementary school to help teach students aspects of math and science through technology. This idea is the foundation's annual Fund-A-Need project. Foundation supporters will be ...

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Robotic Surgery Training Program Aims at Improving Patient ... - Department of Defense

February 7, 2018 - 10:40am

Department of Defense

Robotic Surgery Training Program Aims at Improving Patient ...
Department of Defense
As the use of surgical robotics increases, the Air Force Medical Service is training its surgical teams in the latest technology, ensuring patients have access to the most advanced surgical procedures and best possible outcomes.,

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Distinguished Carnegie Mellon University Professor Illah R. Nourbakhsh Joins ROBO Global Advisory Board - Digital Journal

February 7, 2018 - 9:06am

Distinguished Carnegie Mellon University Professor Illah R. Nourbakhsh Joins ROBO Global Advisory Board
Digital Journal
Nourbakhsh, who is Director of the Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment (CREATE) Lab, has spent more than 20 years exploring human-robot interaction with the aim of creating rich, effective and satisfying interactions between humans ...

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This classroom on robotics made it to the Guinness! - India Today

February 7, 2018 - 7:42am

India Today

This classroom on robotics made it to the Guinness!
India Today
Akshay Ahuja's company, RoboChamps, created history by organising the world's largest classroom on robotics. Over 1200 students walked in to witness the history of making live robots together. All of them walked out holding a certificate from Guinness ...

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Using legos to explore engineering - Pawhuska Journal Capital

February 6, 2018 - 10:02pm

Pawhuska Journal Capital

Using legos to explore engineering
Pawhuska Journal Capital
Together, the two programs are designed to allow students with interest in science, programing, robotics and design to explore the field in a fun and competitive environment. The Pollywog groups were formed in part by Smith, as well as Don Malone ...

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Tech-savvy kids show their stuff - The Daily Progress

February 6, 2018 - 8:57pm

The Daily Progress

Tech-savvy kids show their stuff
The Daily Progress
Lauren Bryant, an 8th grader at Stuarts Draft Middle School, shows her robotics entry, "Secure-a-Snack," during the third annual Augusta County Middle School STEM Expo at the Augusta Expo Event Center in Fishersville on Tuesday. Lauren won first place ...

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Robotic surgery training program aims at improving patient outcomes - Stripes Okinawa

February 6, 2018 - 6:45pm

Stripes Okinawa

Robotic surgery training program aims at improving patient outcomes
Stripes Okinawa
Joshua Tyler, director of robotics at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, helped to establish the Institute for Defense Robotic Surgical Education. The first of its kind in the Air Force, the facility trains Air Force, Army, Navy and Department of ...

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Baltimore-born NextStep Robotics gets investment from Maryland Momentum Fund - Technical.ly Baltimore

February 6, 2018 - 4:32pm

Technical.ly Baltimore

Baltimore-born NextStep Robotics gets investment from Maryland Momentum Fund
Technical.ly Baltimore
NextStep Robotics, a startup which makes a device to treat foot drop, closed on $750,000 in new funding, said CEO Brad Hennessie. The Baltimore-based company is the second to receive investment from the Maryland Momentum Fund, which was created by the ...

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MERIT distributes grants to Millis Schools - MetroWest Daily News

February 6, 2018 - 3:15pm

MERIT distributes grants to Millis Schools
MetroWest Daily News
The MERIT Board of Directors is happy to support enrichment programs that help Millis students get more from their public education and continue our students on a path of 21st Century learning,” said Stephanie D'Aprile, MERIT president. This year ...

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Robotic surgery training program aims at improving patient outcomes - Air Force Link

February 6, 2018 - 1:15pm

Air Force Link

Robotic surgery training program aims at improving patient outcomes
Air Force Link
(AFNS) -- As the use of surgical robotics increases, the Air Force Medical Service is training its surgical teams in the latest technology, ensuring patients have access to the most advanced surgical procedures and best possible outcomes. To address ...

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Joel Barlow High School gets grants for science, robotics - Danbury News Times

February 6, 2018 - 12:05pm

Joel Barlow High School gets grants for science, robotics
Danbury News Times
The Easton Learning Foundation donated about $5,800 to purchase Chromebooks that will be used in science classes for the new Next Generation curriculum. The foundation also donated $8,000 to the robotics team to purchase a router that will let the team ...

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Toyota Research Institute renews support of Open Source Robotics Foundation with $1M donation - Green Car Congress (blog)

February 6, 2018 - 11:58am

Toyota Research Institute renews support of Open Source Robotics Foundation with $1M donation
Green Car Congress (blog)
For the second consecutive year, TRI is donating $1 million to OSRF which offers the global robotics community access to open source robotics software and development tools. OSRF is an independent non-profit organization founded by members of the ...

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Middle school robotics teams advance to state - Fort Worth Star Telegram

February 6, 2018 - 9:56am

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Middle school robotics teams advance to state
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Advances in technology tomorrow could come as the result of seeds planted today in the classrooms at Mansfield ISD. Nowhere can you see better evidence of that than at Rogene Worley Middle School where four robotics teams are headed to state ...

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Education Spotlight: Underwater robotics competition held at La Joya ISD Natatorium - Monitor

February 6, 2018 - 9:47am

Monitor

Education Spotlight: Underwater robotics competition held at La Joya ISD Natatorium
Monitor
The Academy of Health Science Professions-STEM held the inaugural ROV-A-CON, an underwater robotics competition, Jan. 26 at La Joya ISD's new natatorium. Students from several middle schools were invited to compete in the event, which implements the ...

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Using legos to explore engineering - Grandlakenews

February 6, 2018 - 3:06am

Grandlakenews

Using legos to explore engineering
Grandlakenews
Together, the two programs are designed to allow students with interest in science, programing, robotics and design to explore the field in a fun and competitive environment. The Pollywog groups were formed in part by Smith, as well as Don Malone ...

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Nurse Robots Are Getting More Advanced - Can We Trust Them? - Nurse.org (blog)

February 5, 2018 - 7:57pm

Nurse.org (blog)

Nurse Robots Are Getting More Advanced - Can We Trust Them?
Nurse.org (blog)
Moreover, the potential benefits of robotic nursing far outweigh the drawbacks. Robotic nurses will have the ability to triage patients in clinics, emergency departments, and via telehealth services in order to streamline care and provide standardized ...

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ENTREVESTOR: Digital skills for First Nation children - TheChronicleHerald.ca

February 5, 2018 - 7:20pm

ENTREVESTOR: Digital skills for First Nation children
TheChronicleHerald.ca
“Our goal is to teach the kids about not just robotics but how it's used in society, like to put a man into space.” The initiative comes after a recent funding announcement by the federal government, which granted $1 million to Ulnooweg from its ...

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