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Leaders from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy sign a memorandum of understanding, signifying DOE’s inclusion in the National Robotics Initiative. Credit: NSF/Sandy Schaeffer

Yesterday, the National Science Foundation (NSF) — in partnership with the Department of Defense (DOD), the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) — announced $37 million in new awards to spur the development and use of co-robots, robots that work cooperatively with people.

Marsupial Robots
September 14, 2021

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