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Northeastern University students have been working to help humanity take it' next giant leap- putting astronauts on Mars. In the last few months, they have competed in two engineering challenges in order to design and build equipment to help astronauts on the planet Mars.   One group of students have built a drill to extract water from beneath the Mars' surface. And the other group has built a rover to...

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Murphy Wonsick is passionate about robotics. Staying back after school hours in her high school to work on advanced maths problems and completing an internship at NASA paved her way to achieve this dream. A PhD student, she is now working on one of the world’s most advanced humanoid robots at Northeastern University’s NASA robot Valkyrie.   The project is led by Padir and has a team...

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A growing number of detractors, including Elon Musk, who has warned about the power of artificial intelligence, worry that automation could disrupt entire communities and disproportionately affect low-income workers. It is believed that 40% of the world’s jobs will be replaced by robots capable of automating tasks. Both blue collar and white collar professions will be affected.   Majorities of people in the United States, Canada, and...

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Health care education has always been theoretical study followed by direct practice on real patients. Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences has developed highly technical robots which can act as fake patients and allow medical students to practice on them. This way they get an idea of how to take care of a patient before they become qualified nurses or physicians.   Talking about these human...

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Soccer has been the favourite sport around the world and people are always very keen to watch the FIFA World Cup. With Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo being the all-time favourites of everyone. Just think of competing them with robots or robots replacing them as players. Which side do you think you would be on? Humans or Artificial Intelligence? just imagine watching a Soccer game where two teams of small, round...

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If one stops to gaze at the World around us, one realise how a huge place technological advances take in our life. Somehow, sci-fi movies are not fiction anymore. Many talented heads are coming together to make them happen into reality. One of the most astonishing works of this field is creating a social humanoid robot. You must have heard about Sophia, the doe-eyed, clear-skinned...

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There is an ongoing debate about the consequences of artificial intelligence and the part it will play in shaping our future. It is already being used across the world in newsrooms to write news stories and data trends. Does that mean that eventually, as machines become more intelligent, robots will replace reporters?   John Wihbey, an assistant professor of the Northeastern University, shakes his head in denial....

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