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IHMC Evening Lecture Series
3:52 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

LISTEN: Captain Bill Shepherd Talks NASA, Spaceflight, & Mars

Former astronaut Bill Shepherd is a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions. He also commanded the first expedition to the newly constructed International Space Station in 2000, leading a crew that included two Russians. He recently spoke at the Evening Lecture Series at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition about that expedition and the space station. He spoke to IHMC communications manager.

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OutRunner Kickstarter
1:26 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Local Engineers Develop A Robot For Everyone

OutRunner
Credit Robotics Unlimited

Scientists from the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition are developing the first remotely controlled running robot. The OutRunner is a biologically inspired robot designed to emulate running. Its six-legged design resembles the spokes of a wheel without the rim. Dr. Sebastien Cotton has been working as a research scientist at IHMC for the past four years. He is also CEO and founder of Robotics Unlimited, the company developing OutRunner.

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Nutrition
2:39 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Interview With Dr. Bruce Ames: Nutrition Via Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Dr. Bruce Ames
Credit IHMC

Food is so plentiful that getting enough to eat seems assured. But because of the low quality of the diets and food so many people consume, most of us are deficient in at least some critical vitamins and minerals. As a result, the body, faced with shortages of key nutrients, quietly sacrifices long-term health for short-term survival. The result is age-related diseases like cancer, heart disease, immune dysfunction and cognitive decline.

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IHMC Expantion
3:04 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Research And Robots Expanding In Downtown Pensacola

The Florida Institute For Human and Machine Cognition building on S. Alcaniz St.
Credit IHMC

A non-profit technology institute in Pensacola is set to begin a major expansion of its downtown campus. The Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition owns two acres of land bordered by Alcaniz, Romana and Flora Blanca Streets and is looking to bring its operations around the city together.

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Science & Technology
4:11 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

IHMC Scientist Recounts Mars Explorations In Award-Winning Book

Credit MIT Press

A researcher from the Institute of Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) was awarded the 2014 Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History Literature Award. The award honors the best original contribution to the field of aeronautical or astronautical historical non-fiction literature published in the last five years.

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Local News
10:00 am
Mon December 23, 2013

IHMC Places Second At International Robotics Challenge

Team IHMC at the DARPA Robotics Challenge.
Credit IHMC

  IHMC Robotics rode a strong second day in the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) to finish in second place overall in the second phase of the international robotics competition. The team from the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition in Pensacola was up against 16 of the best robotics development teams in the world.

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DARPA Robotics Challenge
3:51 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

WATCH: IHMC At Robotics Challenge Livestream

Credit Katya Ivanov / WUWF Public Media

For more context check out the DARPA Robotics Challenge website or follow #DARPADRC on Twitter!

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IHMC - DARPA Robotics Challenge
5:48 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

IHMC Competes In DARPA Robotics Challenge Semifinals

Katya Ivanov WUWF Public Media

The semifinals of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Robotics Challenge will take place this weekend. The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition and other teams are programming robots to operate in disaster situations.

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IHMC Robotics Challenge
9:32 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Pensacola Institute For Human And Machine Cognition Competes In Robotics Challenge

The DARPA Atlas robot at the Pensacola Institute for Human and Machine Cognition.
Credit IHMC

Following three intense months of hands-on work with the Atlas humanoid robot, the IHMC DARPA Robotics Challenge team is headed to Homestead Miami Speedway for the DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials 2013.

 After taking first place in the initial phase of the international competition in June, the 25-member team from the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition is competing to be one of the top 8 teams that will win funding for the final phase of the DARPA competition, scheduled for December 2014. The top team in the Finals will win $2 million.

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