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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

  DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF                                                                                                          By Journalists Edward Kane & Maryanne Kane MIT'S SOCCER PLAYING BOT THAT COULD SAVE LIVES MIT roboticists have created a highly mobile, smart, soccer-playing robot named DribbleBot that can play soccer on in-the-wild terrains like mud, snow, sand, gravel and grass This is robotics at the highest level of mobility, dexterity, locomotion, deliberation & skill, using onboard sensing, AI, cameras & computing Beyond the fact that it is fascinating, why does it matter to you?  this Bot is designed to save your life & assist humans in search & rescue missions DribbleBot is a robodog that operates with smart dexterity on its 4 legs to play soccer over difficult terrains & adapts to the motion of the soccer ball in sync with the terrain The bot can get up and retrieve the ball when it falls and the researchers say it can dribble a soccer b