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They can play blackjack, dance and climb walls. The Museum of Science and Industry brings back its interactive exhibition – with a few new additions.

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They’re fast, they’re precise and in some cases they’re even ... cute. We visit the trade show Automate to get a look at the latest in robotics.

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U of C Research Provided ‘Blueprint’ for Study

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Rob Gaunt from the University of Pittsburgh prepares Nathan Copeland, who was paralyzed in 2004, for a brain computer interface sensory test using a robotic arm. (UPMC / Pitt Health Sciences Media Relations)

A paralyzed man is able to experience the sense of touch through the use of a robotic arm controlled by his brain. The breakthrough was made possible, in part, by years of research by a University of Chicago professor.

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J.B. Spector/Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

The Museum of Science and Industry premieres a new national touring exhibit that explores how robots, created by human ingenuity, will ultimately be our companions and colleagues, changing how we play, live, and work together.

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Advancements in robotics technology are changing the fields of medicine, defense, and manufacturing. We talk with Rabiah Mayas about that and more. 

FIRST Robotics Competition in Chicago

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It's been called the Superbowl of Smarts. We show you a robot battle that pits brains over braun. Ash-har Quraishi takes a look at the FIRST Robotics Competition.