- The Latest: Man's 'bomb' was candy bars wrapped in foil Updated: Apr-28-16 6:25 pm
BALTIMORE - The Latest on a man shot by police after he walked into a Baltimore TV station dressed in an animal costume and claiming to have a bomb: (all times local):
- Robotics competition brings 29K students to St. Louis Updated: Apr-28-16 2:02 pm
ST. LOUIS - About 29,000 students are participating in a prestigious robotics competition hosted in downtown St. Louis.
- France shows off humanoid underwater exploration robot Updated: Apr-28-16 12:38 pm
MARSEILLE, France - French officials have unveiled a humanoid diving robot that they hope will give a big artificial hand to the practice of underwater archaeology.
- Rockford school district hoping to expand robotics clubs Updated: Apr-25-16 6:27 am
ROCKFORD, Illinois - Rockford schools are hoping to start robotics clubs district-wide in an effort to teach students science, technology, engineering and math skills.
- Looming deadline for nuclear waste plant, future in limbo Updated: Apr-24-16 3:44 pm
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - A darkened central control room with more than 25 computer screens watches over nearly everything occurring inside this radioactive waste treatment plant west of Idaho Falls.
- Editorials from around New England Updated: Apr-16-16 12:14 pm
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:
- Obama touts robots, US ingenuity at White House Science Fair Updated: Apr-13-16 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON - They came with eco-glue and Lego launchers. Their tag board displays were filled with charts, graphs and research on pollution. There were no little kids with plaster volcanoes in this crowd. But there was a trash-eating robot.
- Why you might soon text robots as often as your friends Updated: Apr-11-16 7:54 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The robots are coming - to help run your life or sell you stuff - at an online texting service near you.
- New report calls for ban on 'killer robots' amid UN meeting Updated: Apr-11-16 4:33 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Technology allowing a pre-programmed robot to shoot to kill, or a tank to fire at a target with no human involvement, is only years away, experts say. A new report called Monday for a ban on such "killer robots."
- Yale lab looks to 'toys' to improve life on autism spectrum Updated: Apr-11-16 9:36 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Researchers at Yale Child Study Center's Technology and Innovation Laboratory are using "toys" to conduct ground-breaking research to improve treatment and teaching techniques for those on the autism spectrum and with other developmental disabilities.
- EXCHANGE: Robotics team's project helps Woodford County girl Updated: Apr-07-16 10:59 am
METAMORA, Illinois - Four-year-old Emily Heflin coolly gripped the handlebars of her small, one-of-a-kind, personalized car, and lurched forward.
- Hundreds expected for Robotics Day at University of Michigan Updated: Apr-04-16 12:07 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Hundreds of people are expected to participate in a conference in Ann Arbor that includes talks by leaders in the field of robotics.
- Hartford hosts regional robotics competition Updated: Apr-02-16 9:44 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Forty teams from Connecticut and Massachusetts are in Hartford this weekend for an annual robotics competition.