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Inside The Bomb Squad’s Robot Training Practices

From a distance away and with two robots in place, what could have been a bomb was disassembled with just the push of a button.

07/09/2015

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CMU Students Win 3rd Place, $500K In International Robotics Competition

A team of Carnegie Mellon University students finished third in an international robotics competition.

06/07/2015

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Students Test Engineering Skills During National Robotics Week

It’s National Robotics Week at AlphaLab Gear in East Liberty. Organizer Laura Kelly of Innovation Works, Inc. says middle school students were helped by engineers from three local companies.

04/09/2015

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High School Students Test Their Skills In Cal U Robot Competition

It’s a competition like no other, robots going head-to-head in a test of skill and engineering.

03/05/2015

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CMU Robotics Professor Warns Of Growing Technology

Illah Nourbakhsh, Professor of Robotics at The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, does not help create the types of robots you will see in Terminator-like movies or even in the military.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/23/2014

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Local Company Puts Drone In Pittsburgh’s Sky

Flying robots circling the skies above Pittsburgh?

02/11/2014

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Special Effects Take Movie-Making In Pittsburgh To Brand New Level

Incredible new special effects in movies are redefining the way Hollywood makes films, and Pittsburgh is playing a key role in making such movies possible.

11/15/2013

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Students Combining Science, Technology, Sports To Create Robots

Forty-five robots, built by students, will take the floor at the Petersen Events Center March 15. Winners move on to the First Robotics national competition in Saint Louis. They have six weeks to finish their creations.

02/06/2013

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How Coal Is Important To The U.S. & World

Former State Senator and CEO of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance John Pippy stopped by the KDKA Radio studio to talk to Rob Pratte about the importance of coal.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/01/2012

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Snake Robots Could Be Used To Assist Heart Surgery

Instead of completely opening up your rib cage for a heart operation, what would you say about a smaller incision and letting a snake do it?

07/03/2012

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Oakdale Students Put Robotic Twist On March Madness

Fourth and fifth graders at Donaldson Elementary in Oakdale squared off in the battle of the sumo-bots. The robotic twist on March Madness culminated a four-week outreach program with Pittsburgh Technical Institute.

03/15/2012

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Local Boy Attends School Through Interactive Robot

With the help of a three-foot tall robot, seventh grader Cris Colalula can finally return to school.

02/09/2012

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Mike Pintek Talks About The Economy

On Wednesday’s show, KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talked with William J. Holstein who wrote, “The Next American Economy – Blueprint For A Real Recovery.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/27/2011