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Highlights/robotics

Health, Science and Technology, Society

Will your doctor be replaced by a robot?

Dr. Brian Hodges has a stern warning for future healthcare providers: learn to be caring and compassionate or be replaced by robots in white coats. Advances in robotics, artificial intelligence, deep learning and big data will in the near future» 

Economy, Science and Technology

Robots could take over 42% of Canadian jobs by 2036

The rise of the machine is closer than you think. Nearly 42 per cent of Canadian workers are at a high risk of being replaced by robots or have their jobs significantly changed in the next two decades, says a» 

Science and Technology

Robot trials testing in Toronto, Ontario

It was a hectic but exciting scene on the Mars landscape as several robots in various shapes, sizes, and styles of locomotion, including flying, made their way around and over obstacles.   Developed by researchers at York University in Toronto,» 

Science and Technology

Canadian students tops in world robotics competition

The competition is called the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics World Championships Four hundred teams of students ages 14-18 from around the world competed in the three-day annual event held in St Louis, Missouri, USA. »