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The RoboGames competition, which pits bots from around the world in more than 70 challenges, hit San Francisco during the weekend of June 15. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider was on hand to speak with robot builders competing in the combat challenge.
In a March 21 interview, CNET News.com's Zamir Haider spoke with Trevor Blackwell, founder of Mountain View, Calif.-based Anybots, and saw humanoid robots that may one day be used to perform dangerous tasks. He got close to walking robot Dexter and its pneumatic limbs.
The Yuri's Night dance party at NASA's Moffett Field in Silicon Valley feted the 40th anniversary of the first man in space.
NASA held a press conference on April 12 to discuss its plans for using its new spacecraft, called Kepler, to search for planets that may have extraterrestrial life. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider reports.
For rural areas that are far from urban medical centers, travel cost and distance can prevent people from getting the care they need. At an open house of the Intel Research Laboratory at Berkeley, Calif., on March 22, we found one project that may solve that problem. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider talks with researchers who are trying to help doctors reach their patients by Internet.
Stanford University's annual Cool Products Expo shows off the best rising products around. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider was on hand at this year's event on April 11 to see what the future has in store.
The Salamander Robot is an experimental machine that has been developed at the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique F\351d\351rale de Lausanne). It can operate in three modes: swimming, slithering and walking. See the device in action, and find out why it's a technological first. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider reports.
One member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has looked closely at what's happening to animals. Terry Root of Stanford University talks with CNET News.com's Zamir Haider about changes that have already begun, and the threat of more extinctions to come.
CNET News.com's Zamir Haider interviewed Terry Root, a senior fellow at Stanford University's Center for Environmental Science and Policy. Her findings on climate change indicate that the effects are already being seen around the globe. Why has there been so much disagreement over climate change?
CNET News.com's Zamir Haider talked with Stanford University scientist Terry Root who's been studying the effect of climate change on animals and the environment. She explained three changes that would most help cope with global warming.