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Robot was the brainchild of the Czech playwright Karel Čapek, who introduced it in a 1920 play.
Researchers are developing a DNA-sampling robot for undersea exploration.
Sure, robots can weld car parts or stack cartons on an assembly line. But can they develop friendships with people? In this hour, Ira talks with inventors developing robots with personalities. How soon will it be before social, lovable robots enter our ho
Maurizio Porfiri designed a robotic fish that attract real fish. Now he’s trying to understand why.
Daniel H. Wilson, who has a Ph.D. in robotics, talks about his new book, Robopocalypse.
Researchers say artificial sweeteners may alter the microbiome and the body’s ab...
Scientists are uncovering the importance of the plant microbiome for fighting of...
We'll learn about new studies that take a census of just what lives inside your ...
The microbes in your gut may help determine if you are thin or obese.
Sinuses, too, are healthier when populated by a diverse colony of bugs.
Researchers discuss how the microbiome might play a role in anxiety, depression, and autism.