robots

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Most school students are back in school after a tumultuous school year, but remote learning – and social isolation – is an ongoing reality for thousands of sick children around the country.

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Designers who use ethics to shape better companion robots will end up making better humans, too, say UNSW researchers.

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A UNSW student is building one of the world’s most advanced robotic hands for use on construction sites. 

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Robotics will touch almost every aspect of our lives so we need to prepare for this future and the ethical challenges it will bring, writes Toby Walsh.

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Granting Saudi Arabian citizenship to the robot 'Sophia' raises social and ethical concerns that we are not yet ready to manage, writes Hussain Abbass.

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Pharmacies play a larger role in the community than just dispensing medications, writes Helen Dickinson.

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Autonomous weapons have moved from science fiction to become a clear and present danger. But there is still time to stop them.

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Australia's reigning robot soccer world champions are on their way to Germany to face their arch-nemeses in what is expected to be a tough battle to retain the coveted crown in robotics and artificial intelligence.

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We are still a long way from fully understanding the complexities of how human empathy operates, writes Skye McDonald.

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UNSW's triumphant robot soccer team have returned home from the RoboCup world soccer championship in China, with the winner's trophy in their grasp for the second year in a row.

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