Super-Fast Robot Arm Can Catch Whatever You Throw At It

Aug. 18 (Bloomberg) -- The list of things robots can't do is getting shorter. An ultra-fast robotic arm, developed by researchers at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, can catch flying objects with complex shapes and trajectories, out of midair in less than five hundredths of a second.

France, Russia to Coordinate Strikes on Syria
49:37 - France and Russia agreed to coordinate strikes in Syria to increase the focus on Jihadist militants. French President Francois Holland was in Russia rallying support against Islamic State. Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote reports on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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