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Jeremy Clarkson meets his match in a robot
Robot Wars

In Robot Wars, and later in Techno Games, contestants were invited to build their own mechanical gladiators, which would then fight it out to the death in the ring.

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Dr Who and a mechanical chum

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Robot Wars
Robot Wars is no longer on BBC TV, but you can find out about the programme on Channel 5's dedicated site.

Radio 4 - Connect
How will we relate to the robots of the future? Quentin Cooper examines the technologies that make an impact on us all.

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Hot Topics: Artificial Intelligence
Find out just how close we are to making robots that think for themselves.

Horizon - Nanobots
Could microscopic robots become a reality with the advent of nanotechnology? And what would be the repercussions?

 Elsewhere on the web
The latest news on robots, including competitions, Robot of the Day, and discussions.

Fighting Robots
Info for robotic events and robot building, including safety.

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