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Yankton police get robot to check dangerous scenes

April 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic

YANKTON (AP) The Yankton Police Department has bought a robot that will check out potentially dangerous scenes before officers enter.
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Robots go head-to-head at MTI

April 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Robotics competition brings together Second Chance, MTI students.
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Building the best robot: Competition has space theme

October 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Eleven southwestern North Dakota schools will face off with their robots in the BEST Robotics Inc. district competition today at Trinity High School.
BEST (boosting engineering science and technology) is a six-week national competition for middle and high school students to foster an interest in engineering careers.
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Boosting technology: Robot competition set Saturday

October 13, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Students from area middle schools and high schools are fine-tuning their robots for the first BEST Robotics competition in Dickinson.
BEST Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology is a national six-week robotics competition held each fall in the United States to interest students in possible engineering careers.
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To fly or not to fly: That was the question for robot teams competing at UND

August 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Some contraptions had four propellers, attached to helium balloons emblazed with Happy Birthday. Others were surrounded by a Styrofoam ring.
All of the robots had one mission in common fly. Some did, some didn’t. Continue Reading

Robots in Japanese reactors detect high radiation

April 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Readings today from robots that entered two crippled buildings at Japan’s tsunami-flooded nuclear plant for the first time in more than a month displayed a harsh environment still too radioactive for workers to enter. Continue Reading

Robot project proves to be fun challenge

February 14, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Armed with a pair of joysticks, Worthington High School sophomore Andy Ruppert leaned over a table after school on Monday, pressed some buttons and looked like he was ready to play a video game. Continue Reading

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Robotics team advances to regional contest

November 11, 2010 in INFORUM

SABIN, Minn. – In less than three minutes, the REACH Robotics team has to show the judges and fellow teams that the robot they built can maneuver a course, pick up “eggs” and score the most points. Continue Reading