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Jeff Bezos Thinks We Should Build Factories In Space
Says we should move industry to orbit in the next few hundred years
Peek At Tesla’s Gigafactory Progress
They aim to start producing cells by the end of the year
Robo-Butchers Could Soon Cut Your Steak
Meatpacking company wants to build a knife-wielding robot that might actually help humans
Factory And Irrigation Technologies Have Significantly Cut U.S. Water Use
The economy and folks at home make some difference, too.
Industrial Food Machine of the Day: Slicing Your Breakfast Pastry With a Water Jet
Slicing a morning danish pastry can be a sticky, gloopy affair, sugary icing glomming onto the knife and plate, and...
DARPA and Craig Venter Fire Up Bio-Factories For Quick, Streamlined Genetic Engineering
Not content to let scientists figure out how to engineer animals and plants depending on the situation, DARPA wants to...
Foxconn Plans to Replace Its Gadget-Building Unhappy Human Workforce With 1 Million Robots
For some people, this story about robot workers taking human jobs may be good news. Foxconn, the Taiwan-based factory firm...
DARPA Wants Bio-Factories Producing Synthetic Living Parts
Despite our best efforts, humans are still not as skilled at making life as life forms are themselves. So naturally,...
Now In Production: Human Skin Grown In a Robot-Controlled German Skin Factory
Back in 2009, we told you about the skin factory concept at the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology,...
Human-Sized German Workerbot Is Programmed to Be Happiest When It Stays Busy
The machine can fit into existing assembly line positions and work all day and all night