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Cornell’s ‘Robo Brain’ Helps Robots Learn

Posted August 25th, 2014 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Researchers at Cornell University are developing “Robo Brain”, a knowledgebase/database that could be an invaluable resource for those who build and program robots. To get them to operate and carry out their assigned tasks – which could range from simple household chores to bomb detection or even performing surgery – robots are programmed with specific […]

For Obese Kids, Serious Health Issues Can Start Early

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 8:01 pm (UTC-5)

Obese children face many more immediate health issues and are at increased risk for medical, mental and developmental problems than was previously thought, according to a new report. The study based on UCLA research found that obese children – those with a Body Mass Index (BMI) in the 95th percentile or above - are nearly two times more likely […]