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Why Scientists are Giving Robots Human Muscles

Why Scientists are Giving Robots Human Muscles

[♪ INTRO] As robotics has become more advanced, we’re starting to see more robots that look and move just like humans. But there’s still some room for improvement, like to robotic faces. It’s a complicated thing, the face. We’re still working on getting out of that Uncanny Valley, there. And one way we might close …

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Real-Life Robots

Real-Life Robots

What do you picture in your mind, when you think of … robots? Do you think of a walking, talking piece of metal like this? A lot of people do! Because some robots really do look sort of like people… But, despite what you see in the movies, most real-life robots don’t look like us. …

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Robots Can Have Skin Now | SciShow News

Robots Can Have Skin Now | SciShow News

[ ♪INTRO ] Robot designs have come a long way. But there’s one thing we haven’t been able to give our mechanical creations: skin. I mean, obviously we’ve been able to coat robots in plastics that look like skin — or, just enough like skin to be terrifying. But a sensitive outer layer that really …

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MIT Media lab shows off urban, electric vehicles

MIT Media lab shows off urban, electric vehicles

At the opening of its new Media Lab, MIT showed off green urban transportation work. The different vehicles are known as the Smart Cities project. One such vehicle is the CityCar, a compact vehicle that can carry two passengers. Four of the electric vehicles can fit in a parking space that would normally accommodate only …

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Nadine The Robot Is Amazing And Creepy

Nadine The Robot Is Amazing And Creepy

You are about to enter another dimension. A dimension not only of sight and sound, but of mind. A journey into the wondrous land…of robotics. There’s a sign post up ahead, next stop: SciShow News. This week, scientists at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore unveiled Nadine, a robot receptionist with soft skin, real hair, and …

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How to Check the Tire Pressure for Traction, Handling & Comfort

How to Check the Tire Pressure for Traction, Handling & Comfort

[HOW TO CHECK TIRE PRESSURE FOR TRACTION, HANDLING & COMFORT]Hi there smart drivers, Rick with SmartDrive Test talking to you today abouttire pressure. Tire pressure is important,especially in the wintertime because youget drastic changes in temperature andthose drastic changes in temperature cannegatively affect the tires’ pressure. Tirepressure is important for handling ofthe vehicle, especially when …

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